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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 8:49 PM AST on February 22, 2018

Expires 5:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Friday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

* waves and surf... seas 10 to 12 feet with breaking waves
between 11 to 13 feet.

* Location... northwest through northeast beaches of Puerto Rico,
Culebra, Vieques and the beaches of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

* Timing... high surf 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

Statement as of 8:49 PM AST on February 22, 2018

Expires 5:00 PM EST on February 24, 2018


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Friday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

* waves and surf... seas 10 to 12 feet with breaking waves
between 11 to 13 feet.

* Location... northwest through northeast beaches of Puerto Rico,
Culebra, Vieques and the beaches of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

* Timing... high surf 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.






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