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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
415 AM AST Tue Feb 25 2020

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-251615-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-200225T1400Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-200227T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-
415 AM AST Tue Feb 25 2020

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM AST THIS
MORNING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...

* WHAT...High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 10 to 12
  feet. High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...San Juan and Vicinity, Northeast, North Central,
  Northwest, Mayaguez and Vicinity.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 10 AM AST this
  morning. For the High Rip Current Risk, through late Wednesday
  night.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
  swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

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.

&&

$$



High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
415 AM AST Tue Feb 25 2020

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-251615-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-200225T1400Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-200227T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-
415 AM AST Tue Feb 25 2020

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM AST THIS
MORNING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...

* WHAT...High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 10 to 12
  feet. High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...San Juan and Vicinity, Northeast, North Central,
  Northwest, Mayaguez and Vicinity.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 10 AM AST this
  morning. For the High Rip Current Risk, through late Wednesday
  night.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
  swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

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
548 AM AST Tue Feb 25 2020

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-261000-
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-
548 AM AST Tue Feb 25 2020

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

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

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across Atlantic
Waters and Caribbean Passages.

.Waves...Rough seas up to 10 feet expected across the Atlantic waters
and Caribbean Passages. Dangerous breaking waves will persist across
the north and northwest shore.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the beaches
from the northwest to northeast Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

Hazardous marine conditions will continue hazardous until at least
mid-week. Another frontal boundary will move closer to the region by
early next week. Marine conditions will also deteriorate by Sunday or
Monday of next week.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report flooding, rip currents, and large
breaking waves to the National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$



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