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Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 9:26 AM AST Jan. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Monday afternoon...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST this
evening...

* waves and surf... seas between 6-8 feet with breaking waves
between 8-12 feet.

* Location... rip currents along the northwest to north facing
beaches of Puerto Rico. High surf advisory for the northern
coast of Puerto Rico.

* Timing... high surf through this afternoon. High rip current risk
through Monday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers.

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.






Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 9:26 AM AST Jan. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Monday afternoon...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST this
evening...

* waves and surf... seas between 6-8 feet with breaking waves
between 8-12 feet.

* Location... rip currents along the northwest to north facing
beaches of Puerto Rico. High surf advisory for the northern
coast of Puerto Rico.

* Timing... high surf through this afternoon. High rip current risk
through Monday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers.

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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