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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
905 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
060915-
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-
905 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH SAT EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS IN THE GULF STREAM TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE ATLANTIC
BEACHES AND A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE GULF BEACHES.

WAVES: SEAS IN THE GULF STREAM ARE FORECAST TO BE 7 TO 9 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE ATLANTIC
BEACHES ON SATURDAY. THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL INCREASE ALONG THE
GULF BEACHES ON SUNDAY BEHIND THE NEXT COLD FRONT ARRIVING SATURDAY
NIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE COLD FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY WITH MARINE CONDITIONS BECOMING HAZARDOUS ONCE AGAIN.

IT WILL GET MUCH COLDER BEHIND THE FRONT WITH WIND CHILLS IN THE 40S
FORECAST FOR AREAS WEST OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE ON SUNDAY MORNING AND
IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S ACROSS MOST OF SOUTH FLORIDA MONDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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

$$
GREGORIA



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
422 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

FLZ168-172-173-061200-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0007.000000T0000Z-160207T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
422 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ALONG THE SOUTHEAST
  FLORIDA BEACHES WILL RESULT IN STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT ARE
  EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS.

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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