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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
412 PM EST MON NOV 20 2017


FLZ168-172-173-210515-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0041.171120T2112Z-171122T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
412 PM EST MON NOV 20 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

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

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
932 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
210245-
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-
932 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...Hazardous Marine Conditions for the Atlantic Waters...
...Moderate Risk of Rip Currents for the Atlantic Beaches...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a moderate risk of rip currents on Atlantic
beaches.

Thunderstorms: An isolated thunderstorm or two cant be ruled out on
Atlantic waters, and along the immediate Atlantic coast tonight.

Wind: Wind of 20 to 25 knots are forecast for the Atlantic waters
through tonight. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Atlantic
waters.

Waves: Seas of 6 to 8 feet can be expected in Atlantic waters,
highest over the Gulf Stream.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A moderate risk of rip currents will likely continue on Atlantic
beaches Tuesday.

A few thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and again on Thanksgiving
Day. Lightning is the primary threat.

.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.

$$




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