MET Office alerts public to hazardous seas

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has put out a "hazardous seas alert".

The alert will be in effect from Wednesday 12th September from 3:00 pm through Saturday15th September at 4:00 pm.

During this time long-period swells generated by Tropical Storm Isaac are expected to affect northern and sheltered near-shore coastal areas.

Effects will be in the form of occasional battering waves which can lead to localized disruption to sea bathing and other nearshore coastal activities.

The MET office would like to advise sea bathers, fishermen, and small craft operators to carefully monitor nearshore coastal sea conditions and exercise caution along affected areas.

Avoid entering the sea if unnecessary.

Be alert for dangerous breaking waves and currents.

Follow the instructions of lifeguards and monitor official news. 

 

Long-period swells generated by Tropical Storm Isaac are expected to affect northern and sheltered near-shore coastal areas. Effects will be in the form of occasional battering waves which can lead to localized disruption to sea bathing and other nearshore coastal activities.
Long-period swells generated by Tropical Storm Isaac are expected to affect northern and sheltered near-shore coastal areas. Effects will be in the form of occasional battering waves which can lead to localized disruption to sea bathing and other nearshore coastal activities.

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