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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
609 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

FLZ168-172-173-251900-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0025.000000T0000Z-150526T2200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
609 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

* TIMING...CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
  ONGOING ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES. NUMEROUS RESCUES HAVE BEEN
  REPORTED ALONG MIAMIS BEACHES.

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.

&&

$$




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
938 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

AMZ630-650-651-670-671-FLZ067-068-072-168-172-173-250345-
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-INLAND PALM BEACH-
METRO PALM BEACH-METRO BROWARD-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAHOKEE...SOUTH BAY...BELLE GLADE...
WELLINGTON...LION COUNTRY SAFARI...SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK...
PALM SPRINGS...FLORIDA GARDENS...ABERDEEN...BOCA WEST...
COCONUT CREEK...CORAL SPRINGS...TAMARAC...SUNRISE...PLANTATION...
DAVIE...COOPER CITY...HOLLYWOOD...PEMBROKE PINES...MIRAMAR...
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
938 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL SPREAD INLAND FROM ATLANTIC WATERS THIS
EVENING. A BRIEF DOWNPOUR IS POSSIBLE.

$$
KONARIK




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
749 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
251200-
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-
749 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...
...PATCHY FOG LATE ALONG ALLIGATOR ALLEY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ON ATLANTIC
BEACHES.

VISIBILITY: PATCHY FOG IS EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT ALONG ALLIGATOR
ALLEY AND IN THE VICINITY OF MUD LAKE FIRE COMPLEX.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
TUESDAY ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON...MAINLY OVER
WESTERN AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA. THE PRIMARY THREAT WITH THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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

$$
KONARIK



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