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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
344 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
310845-
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-
344 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ATLANTIC WATERS LATE TONIGHT...
...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS PALM BEACH COUNTY BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
PALM BEACH COUNTY COAST...AND A SLIGHT RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG
BROWARD AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES BEACHES.

WIND: WINDS OF 20 KTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ON
ATLANTIC WATERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

WAVES: SEAS OF 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT IN AND NEAR THE
GULF STREAM. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ATLANTIC
WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THE RISK MAY CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ATLANTIC WATERS
SATURDAY...WHERE HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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

$$
KONARIK



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
339 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

FLZ168-172-173-310445-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0007.150131T1200Z-150201T1200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
339 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...STRONG RIP CURRENTS DEVELOPING SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. SWIMMING IS NOT
  ADVISED.

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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$



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