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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
450 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>068-071>074-168-172>174-
182300-
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 EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-
INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PALMDALE...MOORE HAVEN...CLEWISTON...
LA BELLE...BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...PAHOKEE...
SOUTH BAY...BELLE GLADE...WELLINGTON...LION COUNTRY SAFARI...
SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK...PALM SPRINGS...FLORIDA GARDENS...
ABERDEEN...BOCA WEST...MICCOSUKEE INDIAN RESERVATION...
MARKHAM PARK...COCONUT CREEK...CORAL SPRINGS...TAMARAC...
SUNRISE...PLANTATION...DAVIE...COOPER CITY...HOLLYWOOD...
PEMBROKE PINES...MIRAMAR...HOMESTEAD...FLORIDA CITY...REDLAND...
MICCOSUKEE RESORT...KENDALE LAKES...WEST KENDALL...COUNTRY WALK...
SHARK VALLEY...MIAMI...MIAMI GARDENS...MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH...
DORAL...SOUTH MIAMI...KENDALL...CUTLER RIDGE...JUPITER...
WEST PALM BEACH...BOCA RATON...POMPANO BEACH...FORT LAUDERDALE...
FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH...HOLLYWOOD BEACH...AVENTURA...
MIAMI BEACH...MIAMI SHORES...DOWNTOWN MIAMI...CUTLER BAY...
HOMESTEAD BAYFRONT PARK...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
450 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...

SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO FORM ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA AND THE
ADJACENT WATERS. CURRENT ACTIVITY IS ACROSS HENDRY COUNTY AND THE
ATLANTIC WATERS EAST OF MIAMI DADE COUNTY WITH A FEW SHOWERS
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC METRO AREAS. THESE SHOWERS WILL MOVE
NORTHWARD ABOUT 15 MPH AND PRODUCE BRIEF DOWNPOURS WITH GUSTY
WINDS TO ABOUT 25 MPH. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
922 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
191330-
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 EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE 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-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
922 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

THUNDERSTORMS: A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO IS
FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT. THESE STORMS COULD
IMPACT THE GULF COAST AS EARLY AS THIS EVENING BEFORE SPREADING
EAST OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP AS EARLY AS
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE REGION. A FEW STRONG
OR EVEN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT WITH THE PRIMARY
THREAT BEING STRONG WIND GUSTS.

WIND: ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 60
MPH TONIGHT.

TORNADOES: A BRIEF, SMALL TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT TONIGHT.
THIS RISK IS LOW.

HAIL: ANY STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
HAIL.

WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT POTENTIAL FOR WATERSPOUT FORMATION
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT IN THE
GULF STREAM SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
705 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014


FLZ168-172-173-190000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0012.140418T1105Z-140419T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
705 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE
  ATLANTIC COAST BEACHES IN PALM BEACH...BROWARD...AND MIAMI-DADE
  COUNTIES.

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 JETTIES AND
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY
ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN
CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM
THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$




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