The Hazardous Seas Alert, which was activated on Friday afternoon to cover open waters and along exposed coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago, remains in effect and at alert level YELLOW, according to an updated advisory from the Meteorological Service. The alert will remain in effect until noon on Tuesday 21 December 2021.
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Nearshore areas of Tobago as well as northern areas of Trinidad will be placed under a YELLOW Level Hazardous Seas Alert this afternoon, which will remain in effect until Thursday morning.
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