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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
332 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES EXTENDED UNTIL
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

FLZ168-172-173-271000-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0025.000000T0000Z-150528T1000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
332 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS WILL
  CONTINUE ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE IN THE WESTERN ATLANTIC CONTINUES
  TO PROVIDE EASTERLY WINDS ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA...
  WHICH IS GENERATING RIP CURRENTS.

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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BAXTER



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
513 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
262115-
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-
513 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES...
...SLIGHT CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS ATLANTIC AND GULF WATERS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ON
THE ATLANTIC BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ALONG THE WEST COAST TODAY. A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS
AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

WIND: A FEW STORMS MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS UP TO
50 MPH.

WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF WATERSPOUTS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC WATERS, ESPECIALLY WITHIN CONVERGENT LINES OF SHOWERS
AND CLOUDS TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS MOVING OFF THE WEST COAST TODAY
WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THROUGH
PART OF THE GULF WATERS.

VISIBILITY: PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE THIS EARLY MORNING AND THEN
LATE TONIGHT ALONG ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND IN THE VICINITY OF MUD
LAKE FIRE COMPLEX.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A HIGH RISK FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON, MAINLY OVER
WESTERN AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL THEN INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA THIS WEEKEND.
THE PRIMARY THREATS WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING, GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

.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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