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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
355 AM AST Tue Mar 2 2021

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-030800-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Northwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
355 AM AST Tue Mar 2 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
across the local waters and coastal areas.

.Waves...Hazardous seas up to 8 feet are expected across the offshore
Atlantic waters and the Anegada Passage. Seas up to 7 feet expected
for most of the rest of the local waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the northern
coast of Puerto Rico and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

Choppy seas up to 6 feet are expected to prevail through the weekend,
especially over the offshore waters and passages. A moderate rip
current risk is expected for the next several days.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated. Please relay any information
about winds, waves, and rip currents to the National Weather Service
in San Juan while following all local and state guidelines.

$$



Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
442 PM AST Tue Mar 2 2021

PRZ001-005-008-030445-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-210303T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-North Central-Northwest-
442 PM AST Tue Mar 2 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...Beaches from northwestern Puerto Rico to San Juan and
  vicinity.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$




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