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Meteorological - HIGH SURF ADVISORY

Issued By: NWS San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Affected Jurisdictions: St. John, St. Thomas Counties

Headline: (EXTENSION - time) High Surf Advisory issued March 13 at 6:38AM AST until March 14 at 6:00PM AST by NWS San Juan

...Dangerous Surf Conditions Will Now Continue Through Thursday Afternoon... .Large North To Northeast Swells Will Affect The Atlantic Coastline With Dangerous Surf Conditions Along North Facing Coastlines Of Puerto Rico...Culebra...Vieques And The Northern U.S. Virgin Islands And To Continue Forecast Through Thursday Afternoon. Therefore The High Surf Advisory Has Been Extended. ...High Surf Advisory Now In Effect Until 6 PM AST Thursday... The High Surf Advisory Is Now In Effect Until 6 PM AST Thursday. * Waves And Surf: Large Swells Of 8 To 10 Feet. This Will Result In Large Breaking Waves 12 To 15 Feet. * Timing: Through At Least Thursday Afternoon. * Impacts: Large Breaking Waves Will Create Dangerous Surf Conditions And Frequent Rip Currents. Minor Coastal Flooding Is Still Possible In Isolated Areas...Around The Time Of High Tide. The Times Of The Next High Tide For The Following Locations Are: Aguadilla Harbor: 10:22 AM AST This Morning At 1.18 Feet And 9:52 PM AST This Evening At 12.3 Feet. Arecibo Harbor: 10:33 AM AST This Morning At 1.25 Feet And 10:10 PM AST This Evening At 1.6 Feet. San Juan Harbor: 11:06 AM AST This Morning At 1.14 Feet And 10:38 PM AST This Evening At 1.4 Feet. Magens Bay St Thomas: 10:13 AM AST This Morning At 0.48 Feet.

A High Surf Advisory Means That High Surf Will Affect Beaches In The Advisory Area...Producing Rip Currents And Localized Beach Erosion. Local Beach Goers...And Inexperienced Surfers And Swimmers Should Stay Out Of The Water Until These Hazardous Surf Conditions Subside. Persons On The Beach Should Be Vigilant For Large Breaking Waves Surging Upon The Shore...Which Can Carry People Of All Sizes Into The Ocean. You Should Avoid Being Near The Shore Line And Stay Off Of Rock Formations.

Posted : March 13, 2013 7:51 am
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This is a good graphic representation of the last 5 days

Posted : March 13, 2013 12:38 pm

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