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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
400 PM AST Sun Dec 5 2021

PRZ001>003-005-008-012-013-VIZ002-060400-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0048.000000T0000Z-211207T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-North Central-Northwest-
Culebra-Vieques-St Croix-
400 PM AST Sun Dec 5 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected due to breaking waves
  of 6 to 9 feet.

* WHERE...Beaches of northwestern to northeastern and southeastern
  Puerto Rico, as well as most north, south and east-facing
  beaches of Culebra, Vieques, and St Croix.

* WHEN...Through Tuesday afternoon.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
354 AM AST Sun Dec 5 2021

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-060800-
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-
354 AM AST Sun Dec 5 2021

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a slight chance of a thunderstorm across
western Puerto Rico this afternoon that could produce brief heavy
rainfall and gusty winds.

.Flooding...Moderate to locally heavy rains could lead to ponding of
water on roadways and in low-lying areas. Also, localized minor urban
flooding is possible.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
across the regional waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 7 feet are expected across the offshore
Atlantic waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents across the east
and north facing beaches of Puerto Rico, including Culebra and
Vieques.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

A moderate to high risk of rip currents will continue throughout the
period across Puerto Rico, including Culebra and Vieques. On Monday,
hazardous wind- driven seas up to 7 feet are expected across the
offshore Atlantic waters. Choppy seas up to 6 feet are expected across
the rest of the offshore waters and passages through late in the week.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$



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