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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
405 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

FLZ172-173-261200-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0033.000000T0000Z-170928T0000Z/
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
405 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

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

* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE 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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
422 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
260000-
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-
422 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE EAST COAST BEACHES...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR BEACHES OF PALM BEACH COUNTY...
...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is High Risk of rip currents for all the Atlantic
coastal areas of South Florida.

Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible today
over South Florida. The primary impacts will be lightning strikes.

Waves: Northeast swells of 5 to 8 feet will generate seas of 6 to
8 feet in Palm Beach Waters through tonight.

Flooding: There could be some flooding along the beaches of Palm
Beach County during high tide today. Therefore, a High Surf Advisory
in effect for the beaches of Palm Beach County.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Long period northeast swells from Hurricane Maria will continue to
lead to an enhancement of rip currents along all Atlantic beaches for
most of this week.

The High Surf Advisory is in effect through Tuesday evening for the
beaches of Palm Beach County, as flooding could occur during high
tides along the beaches of Palm Beach County.

Marine hazardous conditions will continue to spread southward along
the Atlantic waters through early this week due to the long period
of northeast swells.


.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.

$$

Baxter



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