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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
748 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

FLZ168-172-173-170000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-180117T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
748 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

* TIMING...Through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Breaking waves and longshore currents can knock you
  off the sandbar into deeper water. Rip currents will become
  strong near structures in the water such as piers, jetties and
  reefs.

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.

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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