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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
425 AM AST Tue Jan 26 2021

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Northwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
425 AM AST Tue Jan 26 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Flooding...Heavy rains could ponding of water on roadways and
poor drainage areas with a slight chance of minor urban flooding in
isolated spots.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
over most of the Atlantic and Caribbean waters, and local passages.

.Waves...Choppy/Hazardous seas up to 8 feet expected across the
Atlantic waters and local passages, and up to 6 feet over portions of
the offshore Caribbean waters later in the day.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the
northwest to northeast facing beaches of Puerto Rico as well as

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

A northerly swell will cause hazardous seas through Wednesday. A
moderate risk of rip currents is possible for most beaches during the
next several days, but a high risk of rip currents is expected through
at least Wednesday across the north facing beaches of Puerto Rico and
Culebra Island. Another, more significant, swell event is expected to
reach the islands by Friday and into the upcoming weekend, resulting
in hazardous seas and dangerous surf zone conditions.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated. Please relay any information
about winds, waves, and rip currents to the National Weather Service
in San Juan while following all local and state guidelines.


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