697  
WHCA42 TJSJ 192245 CCA  
CFWSJU  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
645 PM AST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
PRZ001-002-200900-  
/O.COR.TJSJ.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-200220T1000Z/  
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-  
645 PM AST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST  
THURSDAY...  
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...BEACHES OF SAN JUAN AND VICINITY AND NORTHEAST PUERTO  
RICO.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH 6 AM AST THURSDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY  
FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PRZ005-008-200900-  
/O.COR.TJSJ.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-200221T1000Z/  
NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-  
645 PM AST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...BEACHES OF THE NORTHWEST TO NORTH-CENTRAL COAST OF  
PUERTO RICO.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY  
FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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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