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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
900 PM AST Wed Jul 8 2020

VIZ002-090900-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0029.000000T0000Z-200709T2200Z/
St Croix-
900 PM AST Wed Jul 8 2020

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Cramer Park beach in Saint Croix.

* WHEN...Through Thursday afternoon.

* 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
515 AM AST Wed Jul 8 2020

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-090915-
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-
515 AM AST Wed Jul 8 2020

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a chance of thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds this morning across portions of eastern
and southeastern Puerto Rico and this afternoon across portions of northwestern
Puerto Rico.

.Flooding...Moderate to locally heavy rains could result in ponding of
water on roadways and in low-lying and poor-drainage areas.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
across most of the regional waters and coastal locations of southwest
Puerto Rico.

.Waves...Hazardous seas of up to 7 feet are expected across the
offshore Atlantic waters. Seas between 3 and 6 feet are expected
elsewhere.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents across most
of the local beaches.

.Heat...Heat indices of between 102 and 107 degrees are possible
across many of the lower elevation areas.

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

A moderate risk of rip currents continues across several of the local
beaches into the upcoming weekend. A tropical wave may affect the area
late Saturday into Sunday, resulting in more widespread shower and
thunderstorm activity as well as hazardous marine conditions.

.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.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
515 AM AST Wed Jul 8 2020

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-090915-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
515 AM AST Wed Jul 8 2020

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
across the majority of the area.

.Waves...Hazardous seas of up to 7 feet are expected across the
offshore Atlantic waters and in and near the Anegada Passage. Seas of
between 3 and 6 feet are expected elsewhere.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents across the
eastern coast of Saint Croix. A moderate risk of rip currents is
expected across most of the other beaches.

.Heat...Heat indices of between 102 and 105 degrees are possible
across many of the lower elevation areas.

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

High risk of rip currents continues for the eastern beaches of Saint
Croix through Thursday. A tropical wave may affect the area
late Saturday into Sunday, resulting in more widespread shower and
thunderstorm activity as well as hazardous marine conditions.

.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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