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POSSIBLE HIGH SWELL EVENT TO AFFECT THE TERRITORY

POSSIBLE HIGH SWELL EVENT TO AFFECT THE TERRITORY

February 27, 20181574Views

A long period northeasterly swell is forecast to arrive across the local waters late Wednesday night followed by a larger swell event on Sunday. Hazardous seas and dangerous high surf as well as rip currents are expected late this week and into the upcoming weekend.

High Surf, Small Craft and Sea Bather Warnings may be issue as sea conditions deteriorate.

Residents are asked to exercise caution and pay attention to the advisories once issued to safe guard property and prevent loss of life.

Please continue to monitor local media stations, DDM’s website at   bviddm.com) and Facebook at BVIDDM for regular updates.

Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.