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Coastal Flood Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
404 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017


FLZ172-173-210415-
/O.CON.KMFL.CF.S.0002.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0037.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
404 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE DURING HIGH TIDES THROUGH
SATURDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...POSSIBLE FLOODING OF COASTAL ROADS,
  PARKING LOTS, AND DOCKS IN VULNERABLE AREAS DURING THE TIMES
  OF HIGH TIDE. THE HIGH TIDES WILL BE BETWEEN 900 AND 1100 IN
  THE MORNING AND THE EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...COASTAL FLOODING AT HIGH TIDE
  THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO
  OCCUR ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND,
  WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
404 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017


FLZ172-173-210415-
/O.CON.KMFL.CF.S.0002.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0037.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
404 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE DURING HIGH TIDES THROUGH
SATURDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...POSSIBLE FLOODING OF COASTAL ROADS,
  PARKING LOTS, AND DOCKS IN VULNERABLE AREAS DURING THE TIMES
  OF HIGH TIDE. THE HIGH TIDES WILL BE BETWEEN 900 AND 1100 IN
  THE MORNING AND THE EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...COASTAL FLOODING AT HIGH TIDE
  THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO
  OCCUR ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND,
  WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1023 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
210230-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1023 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...
...COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE NEAR HIGH TIDES EAST COAST...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents on Atlantic
beaches.

Thunderstorms: Isolated thunderstorms are possible over northern and
eastern sections of South Florida. Lightning is the primary threat.

Wind: Winds of 20 to 25 knots are expected on Atlantic and outer Gulf
waters; a Small Craft Advisory is in effect.

Flooding: Coastal flooding is possible around high tides along the
Atlantic coast, particularly Palm Beach County.

Waves: Seas of 6 to 8 feet are expected in the Gulf Stream. A Small
Craft Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
Winds and seas will remain elevated for the Atlantic waters through
Saturday and possibly into Sunday. The rip current risk and coastal
flood risk along the east coast will continue through Saturday and
possibly into Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual spotters
are encouraged to report coastal flooding to the National Weather
Service forecast office in Miami.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

$$
KONARIK




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