Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
506 AM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FOR ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

FLZ168-172-173-230000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0022.000000T0000Z-170623T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
506 AM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST ALONG
  THE ATLANTIC BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA, WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS
  FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

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