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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:38 AM AST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through late tonight...

* location... for the North, East and southeast facing beaches of
Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra and Saint Croix.

* Timing... through at least Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers.

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: 4:38 AM AST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through late tonight...

* location... for the North, East and southeast facing beaches of
Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra and Saint Croix.

* Timing... through at least Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers.

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.




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