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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
358 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
240015-
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-
358 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...High Risk of Rip Currents Atlantic Beaches...
...Scattered Thunderstorms This Afternoon and Tonight...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: Southeast wind of 15 to 20 mph and seas to 5 feet will
lead to a high risk of rip currents at the Atlantic beaches.

Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms are expected across interior
sections this afternoon, then spread over much of South Florida this
evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Scattered thunderstorms will affect most of South Florida Tuesday and
Tuesday night, then move offshore into the Atlantic early Wednesday.
Thunderstorms may return to the area by the end of this week and next
weekend.

Marine conditions will deteriorate Wednesday over both the Atlantic
and Gulf of Mexico waters, with seas up to 9 feet. Hazardous seas
will continue into Thursday.

The risk of rip currents at the Atlantic beaches will decrease by
Tuesday, then increase again by the end of the week as winds become
easterly.

.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.

$$

Molleda




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
306 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

FLZ168-172-173-240000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0037.000000T0000Z-171024T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
306 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO
  OCCUR ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES, 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.

&&

$$


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