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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
405 PM AST Mon Jan 30 2023

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
405 PM AST Mon Jan 30 2023


* WHAT...Life threatening rip currents expected due to breaking
  waves of up to around 7 feet.

* WHERE...Northwest to northeast beaches of Puerto Rico
  including the beaches of San Juan and vicinity and Culebra.

* WHEN...Through late Wednesday night.

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


There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
501 AM AST Mon Jan 30 2023

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-
501 AM AST Mon Jan 30 2023

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Puerto Rico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

.Excessive Rainfall...Ponding of water in roads and poorly
drained areas across the northeastern sections.

.Wind...Breezy conditions expected across the area between Santa
Isabel and Guayama, and across Culebra and Vieques. Unsecured
items could blow around.

.Marine Conditions...Seas equal or greater than 7 feet are expected
across the Atlantic waters and passages. Hazardous conditions for
small craft.

.Rip Currents...Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the
surf zone particularly across the northern and eastern beaches of
Puerto Rico, and Culebra.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Choppy to hazardous seas will continue through midweek, mainly
across the Atlantic waters, and portions of the local passages.
Breezy conditions expected to continue across sections of southern
Puerto Rico through the end of the week. Life-threatening rip
currents will continue through at least Thursday along the north
and east facing beaches, returning once again on Sunday.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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