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High waves and rip currents alert

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Posted 18/06/2021

The Electricity Transmission Company (Etesa) reported that, on this Saturday, June 19, the waves and rip currents in the Panamanian Pacific will increase, due to the effect of the swell.

Waves of between 0.5 and 2.0 meters in height and winds of between 15 and kilometers per hour are expected for the Gulf and Bay of Panama.

For the province of Los Santos and the south of the province of Veraguas, waves of between 1.0 and 2.5 meters high are expected with winds of between 20 and 35 kilometers per hour.

 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/high-waves-and-rip-currents-alert

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Weather alert continues through Monday

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Posted 19/06/2021

The Panama Civil Protection Service (Sinaproc) warned that swell, rough seas, strong waves, and increased rip currents will be recorded on the Pacific coast until June 21 in the Panamanian Pacific, according to reports from Etesa.

Waves of between 0.5 and 2.5 meters in height and winds of between 15 and 35 kilometers per hour are expected. The areas under alert are the Gulf and Bay of Panama, Los Santos and South of Veraguas; and the Gulf of Chiriquí.

Sinaproc reminds the population, especially bathers and boats, to take precautionary measures against this phenomenon.
 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/weather-alert-continues-through-monday

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Heavy rains and storms alert

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Posted 20/06/2021

Heavy rains will continue in all Panama provinces until Thursday, June 24. 

According to the Electricity Transmission Company (Etesa) and its Hydrometeorology department, the rains could be accompanied by significant storms People living in flood-prone areas are reminded to be vigilant and take the necessary measures. In addition, do not cross rivers, streams and overgrown streams, watch over children and adults, shelter pets, avoid approaching electricity poles says The Civil Protection Authority (SINAPROC).

 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/heavy-rains-and-storms-alert

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Sinaproc alert for light boats and swimmers

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Posted 26/06/2021

The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc), reiterated the warning of prevention and vigilance due to strong waves, maximum tides, and heavy rains. Until Monday, June 28,  there will be waves, choppy seas, and rip currents in the Panamanian Pacific, as an effect of the swell and downpours

The swells will maintain considerable heights of 0.5 to 2.5 meters, so the call is primarily for bathers and captains of light boats.

While the maximum tides in the Pacific will reach heights of 17.3 feet (5.27meters), which will be present until June 29.
 

https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/sinaproc-alert-for-light-boats-and-swimmers

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