St.Thomas...St. John.. and Adjacent Islands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:04 PM 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 Culebra and St.Thomas.

* Timing... high surf from 6 PM this evening 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: 3:04 PM 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 Culebra and St.Thomas.

* Timing... high surf from 6 PM this evening 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.