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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:18 PM AST Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
afternoon...

* location... northern and northeastern beaches of Puerto Rico
and Saint Croix.

* Timing... through Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... life threatening currents that can carry even the
best swimmers out to sea.

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: 9:18 PM AST Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
afternoon...

* location... northern and northeastern beaches of Puerto Rico
and Saint Croix.

* Timing... through Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... life threatening currents that can carry even the
best swimmers out to sea.

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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