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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 11:00 AM AST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Saturday afternoon...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Friday...

* waves and surf... seas 6 to 10 feet with breaking waves between 8
to 13 feet.

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

* Timing... high surf 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.






1100 am AST Wed Feb 21 2018

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Saturday afternoon...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Friday...

* waves and surf... seas 6 to 10 feet with breaking waves between 8
to 13 feet.

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

* Timing... high surf 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: 11:00 AM AST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Saturday afternoon...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Friday...

* waves and surf... seas 6 to 10 feet with breaking waves between 8
to 13 feet.

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

* Timing... high surf 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.






1100 am AST Wed Feb 21 2018

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Saturday afternoon...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Friday...

* waves and surf... seas 6 to 10 feet with breaking waves between 8
to 13 feet.

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

* Timing... high surf 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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