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

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:24 PM AST Nov. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Tuesday
afternoon...

* location... north facing beaches of Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas
and St Croix.

* Timing... through Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the best
swimmers out to sea.

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: 4:24 PM AST Nov. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Tuesday
afternoon...

* location... north facing beaches of Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas
and St Croix.

* Timing... through Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the best
swimmers out to sea.

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.