530  
WHCA42 TJSJ 272028  
CFWSJU  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
428 PM AST WED JAN 27 2021  
 
PRZ001-002-005-008-010-012-VIZ001-280430-  
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-210128T2200Z/  
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-  
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-CULEBRA-  
ST.THOMAS...ST. JOHN...AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-  
428 PM AST WED JAN 27 2021  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.  
 
* WHERE...NORTH-FACING BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO AND CULEBRA AND IN  
THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, NORTHERN SAINT THOMAS.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* 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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