Mayaguez and Vicinity Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:14 PM AST Sep. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect from 6 am AST Tuesday
through late Thursday night...

* location... the northwest beaches of Rincon and the northern
and eastern beaches of Vieques.

* Timing... until at least Friday.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the strongest 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: 9:14 PM AST Sep. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect from 6 am AST Tuesday
through late Thursday night...

* location... the northwest beaches of Rincon and the northern
and eastern beaches of Vieques.

* Timing... until at least Friday.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the strongest 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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