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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
335 AM EDT SAT OCT 14 2017

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-142300-
/O.NEW.KMLB.BH.S.0011.171014T0900Z-171014T2300Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
335 AM EDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ROUGH SURF, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

* HAZARDS...EAST WINDS WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF ALONG WITH RIP
  CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE.

* TIMING...EXPECT ROUGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE DAY.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE BEACHES OF VOLUSIA, BREVARD, INDIAN RIVER,
  SAINT LUCIE AND MARTIN COUNTIES.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF CAN BE MORE DANGEROUS THAN IT
  APPEARS WHILE STANDING ON THE BEACH. HEAVY BREAKING WAVES CAN
  KNOCK YOU OFF A SANDBAR INTO DEEPER WATER OR INTO STRONG
  CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

KELLY



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