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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
534 AM AST Tue Apr 23 2019

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
534 AM AST Tue Apr 23 2019

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a chance of thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds this afternoon across portions of
interior and western Puerto Rico.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to localized urban and small
stream flooding.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 6 expected across the north Atlantic

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for the north
facing beaches of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

Drier conditions will prevail through the end of the week, then a
wetter pattern is expected during the weekend as moisture increases
from the east. Choppy marine conditions will continue through the end
of the week, as a northernly swell moves into the local waters.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report high winds and flooding to the
National Weather Service in San Juan.


Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
408 AM AST Tue Apr 23 2019

A northeasterly swell is expected to arrive and spread across the
local waters this afternoon and last through Wednesday. This will
cause a high risk of rip currents, mainly across the northern
beaches of Puerto Rico and Saint Croix.

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
408 AM AST Tue Apr 23 2019


* LOCATION...Northern beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...This evening through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry even the strongest of
  swimmers out to sea.


There is a high risk of rip currents.

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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