August 1, 2021

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Storm surge generated by post-tropical cyclone Epsilon produces dangerous conditions in coasts and local waters


A storm surge generated by the post-tropical cyclone Epsilon produces dangerous conditions on the coasts and local waters, reported the National Meteorological Service (SNM) in San Juan.

The swell will fluctuate between six to eight feet, and sometimes higher. There are breaking waves up to 12 feet,

There is high risk of ocean currents, warnings for small boat operators, and strong surf.

The beaches of the north coast of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and San Tomas, as well as beaches east of Santa Cruz are at high risk from ocean currents.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday morning that will affect portions of eastern Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

While the temperature will be between the low 70s to low 80s.

The wind blows from the east up to 20 knots, according to the SNM.

The swell in the Atlantic is between six to eight feet. In the Caribbean it is between three to seven feet.



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