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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:43 AM AST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Saturday afternoon...
... High surf advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM AST Friday...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM AST Friday.

* Waves and surf... seas 6 to 10 feet with breaking waves between 8
to 12 feet.

* Location... northern beaches of Puerto Rico and St. Croix.

* Timing... high surf from noon today through 6 PM Friday. High
rip current risk through Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach erosion.

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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.






High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:43 AM AST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Saturday afternoon...
... High surf advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM AST Friday...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM AST Friday.

* Waves and surf... seas 6 to 10 feet with breaking waves between 8
to 12 feet.

* Location... northern beaches of Puerto Rico and St. Croix.

* Timing... high surf from noon today through 6 PM Friday. High
rip current risk through Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach erosion.

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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.






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