Vega Baja County, Puerto Rico
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Coastal Flood Warning
PRZ001-002-005-008-012-241000-
SAN JUAN Y VECINDAD-NORESTE-NORTE CENTRAL-NOROESTE-CULEBRA-
913 PM AST DOMINGO 23 DE ABRIL DE 2017

...RIESGO ALTO DE CORRIENTES MARINAS AHORA E335N EFECTO HASTA BIEN
TARDE EL LUNES EN LA NOCHE...
...ADVERTENCIA DE RESACAS FUERTES PERMANECE EN EFECTO HASTA LAS 6 AM
AST DEL LUNES...

* RESACAS...OLAS ROMPIENTES ENTRE 8 Y 12 PIES.

* LOCALIZACION...LAS PLAYAS DEL NOROESTE A NORESTE DE PUERTO RICO.

* DURACION...RESACAS FUERTES HASTA LAS 6 AM DEL LUNES. CORRIENTES
FUERTES HASTA BIEN TARDE EL LUNES EN LA NOCHE.

* IMPACTOS...EROSION EN PLAYAS LOCALIZADAS Y CONDICIONES PELIGROSAS
PARA NADAR.

MEDIDAS DE PRECAUCION Y PREPARATIVOS...

EXISTE UN RIESGO ALTO DE CORRIENTES MARINAS.

LAS CORRIENTES MARINAS SON CANALES DE CORRIENTES FUERTES 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 EN LAS PLAYAS Y LETREROS.

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

UNA ADVERTENCIA DE RESACAS ALTAS SIGNIFICA QUE RESACAS FUERTES
AFECTARAN LAS PLAYAS DENTRO DEL AREA BAJO ADVERTENCIA...PRODUCIENDO
EROSION LOCALIZADA Y CONDICIONES PELIGROSAS PARA NADAR.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
PRZ001-002-005-008-012-241000-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170425T0600Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170424T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
913 PM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST MONDAY...

* SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 8 AND 12 FEET.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF THROUGH 6 AM MONDAY. HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

Rip Current Statement
PRZ001-002-005-008-012-241000-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170425T0600Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170424T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
913 PM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST MONDAY...

* SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 8 AND 12 FEET.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF THROUGH 6 AM MONDAY. HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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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