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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
407 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-240300-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia County-
Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-
Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
407 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
Lightning storms will be possible over the Treasure Coast and
adjacent Atlantic waters into tonight. A few cells will be capable
of producing occasional to frequent lighting and brief heavy
downpours as they move toward the south to southwest at 15 mph.

.COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
A High Surf Advisory is in effect for building surf to 5 to 7 feet
in the surf zone into tonight. The large pounding surf can knock
you down and also make you susceptible to rip currents.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
Isolated lightning storms will produce strong gusty winds over the
Atlantic south of Sebastian Inlet through dusk.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Gusty northeast winds 20 to 25 knots will continue into tonight.
Hazardous boating conditions are expected across the east central
Florida Atlantic waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
Marine and surf conditions will remain poor to hazardous for
boaters and beachgoers into the start of the weekend. The risk of
rip currents will remain elevated through the upcoming weekend and
into next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Pendergrast



Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
239 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-232145-
Coastal Volusia-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line Out to 20 NM-Indian River-Inland Volusia-Martin-
Northern Brevard-Northern Lake-Okeechobee-Orange-Osceola-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet Out To 20 NM-Seminole-
Southern Brevard-Southern Lake-St. Lucie-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet Out to 20 NM-
239 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.NOW...

...Scattered Showers and Storms...

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue this afternoon
inland from Treasure Coast. Movement was to the southeast at 20 mph.

A few thunderstorms could become strong and produce heavy
downpours...frequent cloud-to-ground lightning strikes...and gusty
winds up to 50 mph as they push inland.

A high risk of rip currents is expected with a residual east
swell and building surf this afternoon. Only swim within sight of a
lifeguard. Ask the beach patrol about ocean hazards when you arrive
at the beach.



&&

Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/blog

$$




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
427 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES
TODAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ALONG THE COAST FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM FRIDAY...

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-240000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.SU.Y.0002.170323T1800Z-170324T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0010.170323T1100Z-170324T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
427 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM EDT
FRIDAY. A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...BUILDING SURF WILL REACH 5 TO 7 FEET ALONG THE
  COAST BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING AND THE
  POUNDING WAVES WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE EAST COAST BEACHES
  TONIGHT. AN EAST NORTHEAST SWELL WILL ALSO PRODUCE A HIGH RISK FOR
  RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF WILL DEVELOP BY MID AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.
  THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POUNDING SURF CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN OR PUSH YOU
  OFF A SANDBAR AND INTO DEEPER WATER MAKING YOU SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  BEING PULLED OUT BY A RIP CURRENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY. 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...BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$

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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
427 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES
TODAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ALONG THE COAST FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM FRIDAY...

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-240000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.SU.Y.0002.170323T1800Z-170324T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0010.170323T1100Z-170324T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
427 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM EDT
FRIDAY. A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...BUILDING SURF WILL REACH 5 TO 7 FEET ALONG THE
  COAST BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING AND THE
  POUNDING WAVES WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE EAST COAST BEACHES
  TONIGHT. AN EAST NORTHEAST SWELL WILL ALSO PRODUCE A HIGH RISK FOR
  RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF WILL DEVELOP BY MID AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.
  THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POUNDING SURF CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN OR PUSH YOU
  OFF A SANDBAR AND INTO DEEPER WATER MAKING YOU SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  BEING PULLED OUT BY A RIP CURRENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY. 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...BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$

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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
418 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

FLZ041-045>047-053-054-059-064-141-147-240000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.LW.Y.0007.170323T1600Z-170324T0000Z/
Inland Volusia County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-St. Lucie-Martin-Coastal Volusia County-
Northern Brevard County-
Including the cities of Debary, Deland, Deltona, Apopka,
Maitland, Orlando, Winter Park, Union Park, Altamonte Springs,
Casselberry, Oviedo, Sanford, Winter Springs, Melbourne,
Palm Bay, Rockledge, Celebration, Kissimmee, Saint Cloud,
Sebastian, Vero Beach, Port Saint Lucie, Fort Pierce, Hobe Sound,
Jensen Beach, Port Salerno, Stuart, Daytona Beach,
New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach, Cocoa, and Titusville
418 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening.

* WINDS...Northeast winds will increase to 20 mph and gusty this
  afternoon. Wind gusts up to 30 mph are expected.

* IMPACTS...Bodies of water will be rough in open areas and
  boating conditions will be hazardous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

&&

$$

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