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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
428 PM AST Wed Oct 17 2018


PRZ001-002-005-008-VIZ002-180430-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0041.000000T0000Z-181018T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-St Croix-
428 PM AST Wed Oct 17 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Northern and northeastern beaches of Puerto Rico
  and Saint Croix.

* TIMING...Through Thursday Afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening currents that can carry even the
  best swimmers out to sea.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
428 PM AST Wed Oct 17 2018


PRZ012-180430-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.RP.S.0041.000000T0000Z-181018T1000Z/
/O.NEW.TJSJ.RP.S.0042.181018T0000Z-181018T1000Z/
Culebra-
428 PM AST Wed Oct 17 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM AST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in SAN JUAN has issued a High Rip
Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 PM AST this evening
through late tonight.

* LOCATION...Culebrita beach

* TIMING...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening currents that can carry even the
  best swimmers out to sea.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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