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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
406 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

FLZ168-172-173-062215-
/O.CAN.KMFL.RP.S.0007.000000T0000Z-160207T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
406 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS CANCELLED THE HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK.

THE WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND
THE WIND WILL BE TURNING TO A WESTERLY DIRECTION TONIGHT. THIS HAS
ALLOWED FOR THE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS DO DECREASE SOME ALONG THE
EAST COAST BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA. THEREFORE...THE HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

FLZ069-071200-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0008.160207T0600Z-160208T0000Z/
COASTAL COLLIER-
406 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ALONG THE WEST COAST OF
  SOUTH FLORIDA BEACHES WILL RESULT IN STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT
  ARE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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