Update: Rip Current Statement issued October 22 at 3:42AM AST until October 24 at 6:00AM AST by NWS San Juan PR

Event: Rip Current Statement
Sender Name: NWS San Juan PR
Issued: 2020-10-22T04:42:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-10-22T12:45:00-04:00
Description: * WHAT…For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 8 to
10 feet. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE…Mayaguez and Vicinity and Culebra in Puerto Rico.

* WHEN…For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 AM AST Friday. For
the High Rip Current Risk, through late Friday night.

* IMPACTS…Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
Instruction: Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Mayaguez and Vicinity; Culebra

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4493304-3731538
CAP MessageType: Update