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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
911 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-240915-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0036.000000T0000Z-180924T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
911 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

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

* LOCATION...North facing beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...through Monday 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
911 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

PRZ012-240915-
/O.EXA.TJSJ.RP.S.0036.000000T0000Z-180924T2200Z/
Culebra-
911 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in SAN JUAN has issued a High Rip
Current Risk, which is in effect through Monday afternoon.

* LOCATION...Culebra.

* TIMING...through Monday 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
730 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-242330-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
730 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

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

.Day One...Tonight

.Waves...Seas 4 to 6 feet are expected across much of the Atlantic
waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for the north
facing beaches of Saint Thomas as well as the east coast of Saint Croix.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Shower and thunderstorm activity is expected to increase from the
east by late Monday night into Tuesday in association with the
remnants of what was Tropical Depression Eleven. However, the chance
for organized convection as well as flooding will continue much the
work week. A moderate risk of rip currents is expected to continue,
increasing to high by midweek for St. Croix.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated overnight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
730 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-242330-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
730 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

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

.Day One...Tonight

.Waves...Seas 4 to 6 feet are expected across much of the Atlantic
waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the northern
beaches of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms are expected on Monday afternoon over western Puerto Rico
and portions of the San Juan Metro Area. This can lead to heavy rainfall
and urban and small stream flooding. Shower and thunderstorm activity
is expected to increase from the east by late Monday night into Tuesday
in association with the remnants of what was Tropical Depression
Eleven. However, the chance for organized convection as well as
flooding will continue much the work week. A moderate to high risk of
rip currents will continue to prevail, particularly across the north
facing beaches of the local islands for the next several days.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated overnight.

$$

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