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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
259 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017


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ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL DUVAL-
259 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS CONTINUE.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKERS WILL BE 6 TO 8 FEET ALONG THE
  NORTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW
  AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH WILL
  FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE
  ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS. HIGH WAVES AND ROUGH SURF
  WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND
ITS TRIBUTARIES.

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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

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FLZ025-032-037-252000-
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INLAND DUVAL-CLAY-PUTNAM-
259 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS CONTINUE.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH
  WILL FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD
  PRONE ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND
ITS TRIBUTARIES.

&&

$$

FLZ124-GAZ154-166-252000-
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COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
259 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL FORM ALONG AREA BEACHES,
  ESPECIALLY DURING THE OUTGOING TIDES.

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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