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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
235 PM AST Thu May 13 2021

PRZ005-008-140245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0023.000000T0000Z-210514T1000Z/
North Central-Northwest-
235 PM AST Thu May 13 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...Beaches along the north central to northwest coast of
  Puerto Rico.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* 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
502 AM AST Thu May 13 2021

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-140915-
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-
502 AM AST Thu May 13 2021

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Flooding...Heavy rains during the afternoon could lead to minor
ponding of water on roads and poor drainage areas mainly in the west
interior and northwest sections of Puerto Rico.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
mainly across the offshore waters and local passages, as well as
portions of the northern and southern coast of Puerto Rico.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet are expected, mainly across the
offshore waters and local passages.

.Rip Currents...There is a high rip current risk along portions of
the northwest to north central coast of Puerto Rico, and moderate for
the remaining north and most east facing beaches of Puerto Rico, as
well as for all beaches of Culebra and Vieques.

.Days Two through Seven...Friday through Wednesday

A high risk of rip currents will prevail across the northwest to north-
central beaches of Puerto Rico through Friday morning, and a moderate
risk of rip currents will prevail for several of the local beaches
into early next week.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$



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