Hazardous Seas Alert 2 – Orange Level!

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Hazardous Seas Alert 2 – Orange Level!

The Meteorological Office of Trinidad and Tobago issued a ‘Hazardous Seas alert 2 – Orange Level warning.

According to the Met Office’s website the warning will be in effect until December 28th, 2022.

Beach goers have been warned to expect, large breaking waves near 3.5 metres, this due to long period swells, which have also been observed along nearshore, north-exposed coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago.

Persons can expect choppy conditions which are also likely especially along northern facing coastlines in the Gulf of Paria.

Conditions will be amplified during high tides and exacerbated at spring tides.

Impacts include: large battering waves, dangerous conditions for swimming and small craft operations, very high surf and dangerous rip currents near affected coastlines.