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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
406 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
072000-
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-
406 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE...
...COLD TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG ALL SOUTH
FLORIDA BEACHES TODAY.

WAVES: SEAS IN THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS WILL PEAK AROUND 10 TO 12
FEET TODAY, BEFORE SUBSIDING BELOW 7 FEET LATE TONIGHT. SEAS IN
THE ATLANTIC WILL BUILD TO 8 TO 11 FEET, WITH THE HIGHEST SEAS
EXPECTED IN THE GULF STREAM OFF THE PALM BEACH COAST.

WIND: NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE OVER ALL THE
LOCAL WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.
CONDITIONS REMAIN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.
GUSTY WINDS OVER LAND WILL BE AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH STARTING MID
MORNING, WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

TEMPERATURES: COOL TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT
WILL BRING WIND CHILLS OF 40 TO 45 DEGREES THIS MORNING ACROSS
AREAS WEST OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL OVERSPREAD SOUTH FLORIDA LATE TONIGHT
WITH LOWS FALLING INTO THE UPPER 30S ACROSS GLADES AND HENDRY
COUNTIES AND THE LOW TO MID 40S ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
REGION. IN COMBINATION WITH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH, THIS
WILL BRING THE LOWEST WIND CHILL VALUES TO THE MID TO UPPER 30S
AROUND DAYBREAK MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE LOCAL
ATLANTIC WATERS THROUGH MID-WEEK FROM A DEPARTING AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE. SWELL WILL PEAK AROUND 5 TO 7 FEET ON MONDAY OFFSHORE
PALM BEACH COUNTY BEFORE SLOWLY DIMINISHING. THIS MAY LEAD TO MINOR
BEACH EROSION AND COASTAL FLOODING IN VULNERABLE SPOTS, ESPECIALLY
AT HIGH TIDES. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL FOR MOST OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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

$$



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
353 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

FLZ168-172-173-080000-
/O.EXA.KMFL.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-160208T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
353 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

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

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST OF
  SOUTH FLORIDA 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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