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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
413 AM AST Fri Apr 3 2020

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-040815-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
413 AM AST Fri Apr 3 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the U.S. Virgin Islands and the
adjacent Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 feet are expected across the
northern outer Atlantic waters tonight.

.Rip Currents...A moderate risk of rip currents will develop for the
northern beaches of Saint Thomas and Saint John and the eastern tip
of Saint Croix tonight.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

Hazardous seas will persist until Monday. The high risk of rip
currents is expected to subside by Monday night at all beaches. No
other hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$



Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
408 PM AST Fri Apr 3 2020

PRZ012-VIZ001-040415-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0022.200404T1000Z-200407T1000Z/
Culebra-St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
408 PM AST Fri Apr 3 2020

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...Beaches of northern St. Thomas and Culebra.

* WHEN...From Saturday morning through late Monday night.

* 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.

&&

$$




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