Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
355 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FLZ168-172-173-311200-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0028.000000T0000Z-150831T1200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
355 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...PERSISTENT GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS WILL AFFECT THE EAST
  COAST METRO AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING.

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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