Southwest Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:20 PM AST Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
afternoon...

* location... St. Croix, Vieques and southern coasts of Puerto
Rico

* timing... through at least Friday afternoon.

* Impacts... dangerous rip currents that will carry away even the
strongest swimmers into open waters.

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 Statement
Issued: 9:20 PM AST Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
afternoon...

* location... St. Croix, Vieques and southern coasts of Puerto
Rico

* timing... through at least Friday afternoon.

* Impacts... dangerous rip currents that will carry away even the
strongest swimmers into open waters.

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.