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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:35 AM AST on February 24, 2018

Expires 5:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


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

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

* Location... Mayaguez and vicinity, northwest through northeast
beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and the beaches of Saint
Croix.

* Timing... high surf through 6 PM Saturday. High rip current risk
through late Saturday night.

* 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 can wash people and
animals off High Rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.






High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:35 AM AST on February 24, 2018

Expires 5:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


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

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

* Location... Mayaguez and vicinity, northwest through northeast
beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and the beaches of Saint
Croix.

* Timing... high surf through 6 PM Saturday. High rip current risk
through late Saturday night.

* 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 can wash people and
animals off High Rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.






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