Storm Surge Could Cause Up to 3-Meter Waves on Rio’s Beaches This Week

Rio Rico Surf shows a "maximum alert" for surfers and swimmers, particularly for Wednesday, May 27th and Thursday, May 28th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite no rain forecast for Rio, since the beginning of the week the Brazilian Navy has been issuing several warnings to a storm surge that may hit the city's coastline in the coming hours.

According to the Navy, the rough sea may cause waves of up to 3 meters. Water level is expected to remain unchanged until Thursday, May 28th. The reason for this storm surge of great proportions is the presence of a cyclone along Brazil's southeast coast.

Rio Rico Surf, a website specialized in assessing weather conditions for surfing in various parts . . .

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