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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
410 AM AST Thu Dec 13 2018

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-
410 AM AST Thu Dec 13 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 portions of the nearshore and offshore Atlantic and Caribbean
waters and local passages.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet expected across the Atlantic waters
and local passages.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents across most of
the northern beaches of Puerto Rico. A high risk of rip currents will
go into effect for the northern beaches of Culebra starting this

.Days Two through Seven...Friday through Wednesday

Fresh trade winds due to a strong surface high pressure moving across
the Atlantic will result in hazardous seas and a moderate to high
risk of rip currents across the area through the weekend.

.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.


Rip Current Statement

National Weather Service San Juan PR
322 AM AST Fri Dec 14 2018

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
322 AM AST Fri Dec 14 2018


* LOCATION...The northern coasts of Puerto Rico

* TIMING...Tonight through Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry even the best 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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