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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
355 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-032200-
/O.NEW.KMLB.BH.S.0020.161203T1200Z-161203T2200Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
355 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ROUGH SURF AND A MODERATE RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON.

* HAZARDS...BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SURF. LIFE
  THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...TODAY.

* LOCATION...VOLUSIA, BREVARD, INDIAN RIVER, SAINT LUCIE AND
  MARTIN COUNTY BEACHES.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A MODERATE RISK OF STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL POSE A MODERATE HAZARD. BREAKING WAVES
CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND MAKE YOU SUSCEPTIBLE TO SEAWARD FLOWING RIP
CURRENTS. ONLY ENTER THE SURF NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED,
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

&&

$$


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