St.Thomas...St. John.. and Adjacent Islands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:17 PM AST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from Wednesday morning through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from Wednesday morning through
Thursday morning.

* Location... for north facing beaches of Saint Thomas and Saint
John.

* Timing... from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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.





Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:17 PM AST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from Wednesday morning through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from Wednesday morning through
Thursday morning.

* Location... for north facing beaches of Saint Thomas and Saint
John.

* Timing... from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry away even the best of
swimmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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.