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Coastal Flood Advisory
PRZ003-007-011-300330-
/O.COR.TJSJ.CF.Y.0004.160929T1852Z-160930T0100Z/
/O.COR.TJSJ.SU.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-160930T0600Z/
/O.COR.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T1000Z/
SOUTHEAST-PONCE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-
306 PM AST THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM AST FRIDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING...SOUTHEAST SWELLS AND ROUGH AND VERY DANGEROUS
MARINE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH NEWLY FORMED HURRICANE MATTHEW,
WILL PRODUCE COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES
IN PUERTO RICO. ALSO BEACH EROSION CAN BE EXPECTED.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 10 AND 15 FEET

* LOCATION...ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT

* IMPACTS...COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS
OF HIGH TIDES.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDES EXPECTED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

PONCE AT 816 PM AST THURSDAY NIGHT AT 0.8 FT
SANTA ISABEL AT 6:35 PM AST THURSDAY NIGHT AT 0.8 FT
GUANICA AT 7:33 PM AST AT 0.7 FT
MAGUEYES ISLAND AT 7:55 PM AST AT 0.7 FT
PLAYA CORTADA AT 9:11 PM AST AT 0.8 FT
ARROYO AT 9:47 PM AST AT 0.8 FT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

Coastal Flood Warning
PRZ002-003-007-011-013-VIZ002-300200-
NORESTE-SURESTE-PONCE Y VECINDAD-SUROESTE-VIEQUES-SANTA CRUZ-
1022 AM AST JUEVES 29 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2016

...RIESGO ALTO DE CORRIENTES SUBMARINAS PERMANECE EN EFECTO HASTA
BIEN TARDE ESTA NOCHE...
...ADVERTENCIA DE FUERTES RESACAS PERMANECE EN EFECTO HASTA LAS 2 AM
AST DEL VIERNES...

* OLAS Y RESACAS...OLAS ROMPIENTES ENTRE 10 A 15 PIES

* LOCALIZACION...A LO LARGO DE LAS PLAYAS DEL ESTE Y ORIENTADAS HACIA EL SUR

* DURACION...TEMPRANO EL JUEVES HASTA TEMPRANO EL VIERNES

* IMPACTOS...CONDICIONES DE RESACAS PELIGROSAS DENTRO DE LA ZONA DE
RESACAS

MEDIDAS DE PRECAUCION/PREPARATIVOS...

UNA ADVERTENCIA DE FUERTES RESACAS SIGNIFICA QUE FUERTES RESACAS
AFECTARAN PLAYAS EN EL AREA BAJO ADVERTENCIA...PRODUCIENDO EROSION
LOCAL DE LAS PLAYAS Y CONDICIONES PELIGROSAS DE NADAR.

EXISTE RIESGO ALTO DE CORRIENTES SUBMARINAS.

LAS CORRIENTES SUBMARINAS SON CANALES DE CORRIENTES POTENTES DE AGUA
QUE SE ALEJAN RAPIDAMENTE DE LA COSTA...Y QUE OCURREN MAYORMENTE EN
CANALES ENTRE DUNAS Y EN LA VECINDAD DE ESTRUCTURAS COMO
ROMPEOLAS...MUELLES Y EMBARCADEROS. PRESTE ATENCION A LAS
ADVERTENCIAS DE LOS SALVAVIDAS...BANDERAS DE LAS PLAYAS Y LETREROS.

SI ES ATRAPADO POR UNA CORRIENTE SUBMARINA...GRITE POR AYUDA.
MANTENGA CALMA...NO SE AGOTE Y MANTENGASE A FLOTE MIENTRAS ESPERA
POR AYUDA. SI TIENE QUE NADAR FUERA DE LA CORRIENTE SUBMARINA...
NADE PARALELO HACIA LA COSTA Y HACIA LA PLAYA DE SER POSIBLE. NO
INTENTE NADAR DIRECTAMENTE EN CONTRA DE LA CORRIENTE SUBMARINA YA
QUE PUDIERA AGOTARSE RAPIDAMENTE.

&&

$$

Coastal Flood Warning
PRZ003-007-011-300330-
SURESTE-PONCE Y VECINDAD-SUROESTE-
306 PM AST JUEVES 29 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2016

...ADVERTENCIA DE INUNDACIONES COSTERAS EN EFECTO HASTA LAS 11 PM AST
DE HOY...
...ADVERTENCIA DE RESACAS FUERTES PERMANECE EN EFECTO HASTA LAS 2 AM
AST DEL VIERNES...
...RIESGO ALTO DE CORRIENTES SUBMARINAS PERMANECE EN EFECTO HASTA
BIEN TARDE ESTA NOCHE...

EL SERVICIO NACIONAL DE METEOROLOGIA EN SAN JUAN HA EMITIDO UNA
ADVERTENCIA DE INUNDACIONES COSTERAS QUE ESTA EN EFECTO HASTA LAS 11
PM AST DE HOY.

* INUNDACIONES COSTERAS...MAREJADAS DEL SURESTE Y CONDICIONES
MARITIMAS BORRASCOSAS Y MUY PELIGROSAS ASOCIADAS AL RECIEN FORMADO
HURACAN MATTHEW, PRODUCIRAN INUNDACIONES COSTERAS A LO LARGO DE
LAS PLAYAS DEL SUR EN PUERTO RICO. ADEMAS, EROSION EN LAS PLAYAS
SON PROBABLES.

* OLAS Y RESACAS...OLAS ROMPIENTES ENTRE 10 Y 15 PIES

* LOCALIZACION...A LO LARGO DE LAS PLAYAS DEL SUR

* DURACION...JUEVES EN LA TARDE HASTA LA NOCHE

* IMPACTOS...INUNDACIONES COSTERAS Y EROSION EN LAS PLAYAS
ESPECIALMENTE DURANTE LOS PERIODOS DE MAREAS ALTAS.

* HORAS DE MAREAS ALTAS SE ESPERA EN LAS SIGUIENTES AREAS:

PONCE A LAS 8:16 PM AST JUEVES A 0.8 PIES
SANTA ISABEL A LAS 6:35 PM AST DEL JUEVES A 0.8 PIES
GUANICA A LAS 7:33 PM AST A 0.7 PIES
ISLA MAGUEYES A LAS 7:55 PM AST A 0.7 PIES
PLAYA CORTADA A LAS 9:11 PM AST A 0.8 PIES
ARROYO A LAS 9:47 PM AST A LAS 0.8 PIES

MEDIDAS DE PRECAUCION/PREPARATIVOS...

UNA ADVERTENCIA DE FUERTES RESACAS SIGNIFICA QUE RESACAS FUERTES
AFECTARAN PLAYAS EN EL AREA BAJO ADVERTENCIA...PRODUCIENDO EROSION
LOCAL DE LAS PLAYAS Y CONDICIONES PELIGROSAS PARA NADAR.

EXISTE RIESGO ALTO DE CORRIENTES SUBMARINAS.

LAS CORRIENTES SUBMARINAS SON CANALES DE CORRIENTES POTENTES DE AGUA
QUE SE ALEJAN RAPIDAMENTE DE LA COSTA...Y QUE OCURREN MAYORMENTE EN
CANALES ENTRE DUNAS Y EN LA VECINDAD DE ESTRUCTURAS COMO
ROMPEOLAS...MUELLES Y EMBARCADEROS. PRESTE ATENCION A LAS
ADVERTENCIAS DE LOS SALVAVIDAS...BANDERAS DE LAS PLAYAS Y LETREROS.

SI ES ATRAPADO POR UNA CORRIENTE SUBMARINA...GRITE POR AYUDA.
MANTENGA CALMA...NO SE AGOTE Y MANTENGASE A FLOTE MIENTRAS ESPERA
POR AYUDA. SI TIENE QUE NADAR FUERA DE LA CORRIENTE SUBMARINA...
NADE PARALELO HACIA LA COSTA Y HACIA LA PLAYA DE SER POSIBLE. NO
INTENTE NADAR DIRECTAMENTE EN CONTRA DE LA CORRIENTE SUBMARINA YA
QUE PUDIERA AGOTARSE RAPIDAMENTE.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
PRZ003-007-011-300330-
/O.COR.TJSJ.CF.Y.0004.160929T1852Z-160930T0100Z/
/O.COR.TJSJ.SU.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-160930T0600Z/
/O.COR.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T1000Z/
SOUTHEAST-PONCE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-
306 PM AST THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM AST FRIDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING...SOUTHEAST SWELLS AND ROUGH AND VERY DANGEROUS
MARINE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH NEWLY FORMED HURRICANE MATTHEW,
WILL PRODUCE COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES
IN PUERTO RICO. ALSO BEACH EROSION CAN BE EXPECTED.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 10 AND 15 FEET

* LOCATION...ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT

* IMPACTS...COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS
OF HIGH TIDES.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDES EXPECTED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

PONCE AT 816 PM AST THURSDAY NIGHT AT 0.8 FT
SANTA ISABEL AT 6:35 PM AST THURSDAY NIGHT AT 0.8 FT
GUANICA AT 7:33 PM AST AT 0.7 FT
MAGUEYES ISLAND AT 7:55 PM AST AT 0.7 FT
PLAYA CORTADA AT 9:11 PM AST AT 0.8 FT
ARROYO AT 9:47 PM AST AT 0.8 FT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

Rip Current Statement
PRZ003-007-011-300330-
/O.COR.TJSJ.CF.Y.0004.160929T1852Z-160930T0100Z/
/O.COR.TJSJ.SU.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-160930T0600Z/
/O.COR.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T1000Z/
SOUTHEAST-PONCE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-
306 PM AST THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM AST FRIDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING...SOUTHEAST SWELLS AND ROUGH AND VERY DANGEROUS
MARINE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH NEWLY FORMED HURRICANE MATTHEW,
WILL PRODUCE COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES
IN PUERTO RICO. ALSO BEACH EROSION CAN BE EXPECTED.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 10 AND 15 FEET

* LOCATION...ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT

* IMPACTS...COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS
OF HIGH TIDES.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDES EXPECTED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

PONCE AT 816 PM AST THURSDAY NIGHT AT 0.8 FT
SANTA ISABEL AT 6:35 PM AST THURSDAY NIGHT AT 0.8 FT
GUANICA AT 7:33 PM AST AT 0.7 FT
MAGUEYES ISLAND AT 7:55 PM AST AT 0.7 FT
PLAYA CORTADA AT 9:11 PM AST AT 0.8 FT
ARROYO AT 9:47 PM AST AT 0.8 FT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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