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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
222 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

FLZ069-270730-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-150127T1200Z/
COASTAL COLLIER-
222 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. SWIMMING IS NOT
  ADVISED.

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 JETTIES AND
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY
ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$



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