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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
440 PM AST Fri Dec 14 2018


PRZ001-002-005-008-012-151000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0054.000000T0000Z-181216T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
440 PM AST Fri Dec 14 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

* LOCATION...The northern coasts of Puerto Rico and Culebra.

* TIMING...Through late Saturday night.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
418 AM AST Fri Dec 14 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-150830-
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-
418 AM AST Fri Dec 14 2018

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH/17 knots are expected
across most of the regional waters and coastal areas.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 feet expected across most of the
most of the regional waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for most of the
northern beaches of Puerto Rico and Culebra with a moderate risk
elsewhere, except along the west coast of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

Fresh trade winds due to a strong surface high pressure moving across
the Atlantic will continue to result in hazardous seas and a moderate
to high risk of rip currents throughout the weekend. Seas are expected
to improve by early next week.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report Rip Currents to the National Weather
Service in San Juan.

$$



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