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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
424 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
202130-
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-
424 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES...
...HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS DUE TO WIND...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip Currents: There will be a high risk for rip currents along the
Atlantic beaches today.

Wind: A small craft advisory is in effect for the Atlantic coastal
waters through this morning for gusty easterly winds. Although winds
weaken slightly this afternoon, small craft should still exercise
caution.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

The threat for rip currents along the Atlantic beaches will likely
remain high through at least mid-week.

Strong high pressure to our northeast will lead to breezy easterly
winds through at least mid week. Hazardous boating conditions are
expected, especially for the the Atlantic.

.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.

$$




Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
325 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

FLZ168-172-173-210900-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-180223T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
325 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

* TIMING...Through at least Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rough surf and rip currents will continue to create
  dangerous waters for swimmers along all Atlantic beaches. Rip
  currents will become strong near structures in the water such
  as piers, jetties and reefs.

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.

&&

$$


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