Hazardous Seas Alert Discontinued As Swells Subside

The Hazardous Seas Alert Discontinuation


The Hazardous Seas Alert has been discontinued for Trinidad and Tobago as long period swells diminish across the region.

Seas are now slight to moderate in open waters, with waves up to 1.5 meters. In sheltered areas, waves are less than 1.0 meter to near calm.

Trinidad and Tobago is NOT under any tropical storm threat, watch or warning.

Information from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service concerning the Hazardous Seas Alert Discontinuation

“Based on official reports, the peak of this particular event has passed and the sea state has improved as seas are near 1.5m in open waters and below 1.0m in sheltered areas. However, it is still possible for these northerly long period swells to cause some agitation of nearshore sea conditions at the highlighted areas.” according to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service. This “alert discontinuation” status takes into account the possibility of the event occurring. This alert level is likely.

The color of the alert indicates the severity of the event and the probability of the event occurring. Currently, the alert level is at green. This means that there is now a negligible impact on human safety and assets are basically undamaged.

Image Credit: Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
Green Level TTMS
Image Credit: Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
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