Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
342 AM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

FLZ168-220000-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0037.000000T0000Z-171023T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-
342 AM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...LIKELY FLOODING OF COASTAL ROADS,
  PARKING LOTS, AND DOCKS IN VULNERABLE AREAS DURING THE TIMES
  OF HIGH TIDE. THE HIGH TIDES WILL BE BETWEEN 830 AND 1000 IN
  THE MORNING AND THE EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...COASTAL FLOODING AT HIGH TIDE TODAY.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR
  ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS WEEKEND, WHICH WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND
FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$

FLZ172-173-220000-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0037.000000T0000Z-171023T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.CF.S.0002.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
342 AM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE DURING HIGH TIDES TODAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...POSSIBLE FLOODING OF COASTAL ROADS,
  PARKING LOTS, AND DOCKS IN VULNERABLE AREAS DURING THE TIMES
  OF HIGH TIDE. THE HIGH TIDES WILL BE BETWEEN 900 AND 1100 IN
  THE MORNING AND THE EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...COASTAL FLOODING AT HIGH TIDE TODAY.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR
  ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS WEEKEND, WHICH WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

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.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND
FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$


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