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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
303 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

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ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL DUVAL-
303 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE TIDAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE WITHIN THE ST. JOHNS RIVER BASIN AND ITS
  TRIBUTARIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG AREA
  BEACHES AND WITHIN COASTAL ESTUARIES.

* TIMING...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
  TONIGHT AND LIKELY THROUGH THE WEEKEND ALONG THE ST JOHNS
  RIVER. HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...RIVER AND CREEK FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF MAINLY PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS,
  DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS AND ALONG SOME AREA ATLANTIC BEACHES.
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT AREA BEACHES AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER, AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

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 AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM 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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FLZ025-032-037-211200-
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INLAND DUVAL-CLAY-PUTNAM-
303 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE TIDAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE WITHIN THE ST. JOHNS RIVER BASIN AND ITS
  TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ON THE ST JOHNS RIVER WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST TONIGHT AND LIKELY THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.

* IMPACTS...RIVER AND CREEK FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF MAINLY PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS,
  DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER, AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

&&

$$

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COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
303 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* TIMING...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

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 AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM 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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