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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 5:11 AM AST Nov. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through this afternoon...

* location... beaches of the north and East Coast of St. Croix.

* Timing... until 6 PM AST Saturday.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the best
swimmers out to sea.

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: 5:11 AM AST Nov. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through this afternoon...

* location... beaches of the north and East Coast of St. Croix.

* Timing... until 6 PM AST Saturday.

* Impacts... strong currents that can carry even the best
swimmers out to sea.

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.





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