FZCA52 TJSJ 160757

SRFSJU

SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR PUERTO RICO

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

Risk Definitions

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Low Risk...Surf zone conditions are not expected to support the

development of life threatening rip currents. However, life threatening

rip currents often occur in the vicinity of reefs, jetties and piers.

Moderate Risk...Surf zone conditions are favorable for the development of

life threatening rip currents.

High Risk...Surf zone conditions will likely support the development of

life threatening rip currents.

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PRZ001-170800-

SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAROLINA and SAN JUAN AND TOA BAJA

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Balneario Carolina 3-5 feet Moderate

Condado 4-6 feet High

Isla Verde 3-5 feet Moderate

Ocean Park 5-7 feet High

Levittown 3-5 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds

around 10 mph.

$$

PRZ002-170800-

NORTHEAST-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF RIO GRANDE, LUQUILLO,

and FAJARDO AND HUMACAO

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Pinones 4-6 feet High

Punta Percha 3-5 feet Moderate

Playa Escondida 3-5 feet Moderate

Tropical Beach 1-3 feet Low

Balneario Humacao 1-3 feet Low

La Pared 3-5 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast

winds around 15 mph.

$$

PRZ005-170800-

NORTH CENTRAL-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF ARECIBO, MANATI, VEGA BAJA,

and VEGA ALTA AND DORADO

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Playa Caracoles 3-5 feet Moderate

Los Tubos 3-5 feet Moderate

Puerto Nuevo 4-6 feet High

Cerro Gordo 4-6 feet High

Balneario Dorado 4-6 feet High

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds

around 10 mph.

$$

PRZ008-170800-

NORTHWEST-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF AGUADILLA, CAMUY,

and ISABELA AND QUEBRADILLAS

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Crashboat 2-4 feet Moderate

Penon Brusi 3-5 feet Moderate

Playa Jobos 4-6 feet High

Tunel Guajataca 3-5 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds

around 15 mph.

$$

PRZ010-170800-

MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF AGUADA and ANASCO AND RINCON

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Pico de Piedra 2-4 feet Moderate

Balneario Anasco 1-2 feet Low

Sandy Beach 3-5 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 15 mph.

$$

PRZ011-170800-

SOUTHWEST-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CABO ROJO and GUANICA AND LAJAS

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Playa Buye 1-3 feet Low

Combate 2-4 feet Moderate

Playa Ballena 2-4 feet Moderate

Playita Rosada 1-3 feet Low

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds

around 10 mph.

$$

PRZ007-170800-

PONCE AND VICINITY-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF GUAYANILLA AND PONCE

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Punta Ventana 2-4 feet Moderate

Playa Ponce 1-3 feet Low

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 10 mph.

$$

PRZ003-170800-

SOUTHEAST-

INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF ARROYO, GUAYAMA, MAUNABO, and

PATILLAS AND YABUCOA

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Balneario Arroyo 2-4 feet Moderate

Pozuelo 2-4 feet Moderate

Playa Larga 2-4 feet Moderate

El Channel 2-4 feet Moderate

El Cocal 2-4 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 15 mph.

$$

PRZ012-170800-

CULEBRA-

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Playa Flamenco 3-5 feet Moderate

Zoni 3-5 feet Moderate

Culebrita 4-6 feet High

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 20 mph.

$$

PRZ013-170800-

VIEQUES-

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Puerto Mosquito 2-4 feet Moderate

Sun Bay 2-4 feet Moderate

Red Beach 2-4 feet Moderate

Blue Beach 2-4 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 15 mph.

$$

VIZ001-170800-

ST THOMAS ST JOHN AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Magens Bay 2-4 feet Moderate

Hull Bay 3-5 feet Moderate

Neltjeberg 2-4 feet Moderate

Stumpy 3-5 feet Moderate

Botany 4-6 feet High

Trunk Bay 2-4 feet Moderate

Cinnamon Bay 2-4 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 15 mph.

$$

VIZ002-170800-

St Croix-

357 AM AST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Beach Breaking Wave Height Rip Current Risk

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Carambola 3-5 feet Moderate

Salt River 2-4 feet Moderate

Tamarind 2-4 feet Moderate

Cramer Park 3-5 feet Moderate

Frederiksted 2-4 feet Moderate

.TODAY...Sunny. Isolated showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast

winds around 15 mph.

$$