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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 6:40 PM AST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

* location... northern beaches of Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.

* Timing... from this evening through Friday afternoon.

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





640 PM AST Tue Jan 22 2019

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

* location... northern beaches of Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.

* Timing... from this evening through Friday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the best of
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: 6:40 PM AST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

* location... northern beaches of Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.

* Timing... from this evening through Friday afternoon.

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





640 PM AST Tue Jan 22 2019

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

* location... northern beaches of Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.

* Timing... from this evening through Friday afternoon.

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