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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
303 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

FLZ124-GAZ154-166-220000-
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0019.000000T0000Z-171022T0000Z/
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
303 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

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

* TIMING...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

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 AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
951 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-220200-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
951 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for The adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Small Craft Advisory conditions likely Monday night through Tuesday
night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
341 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

GAZ117-119-139-141-211945-
Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
341 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Georgia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Moderate Risk for Rip Currents.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Moderate Risk for Rip Currents.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
346 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-210800-
Coastal waters from Altamaha Sound to Fernandina Beach FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Hamilton-Suwannee-Columbia-Baker-Inland Nassau-Inland Duval-Union-
Bradford-Clay-St. Johns-Gilchrist-Alachua-Putnam-Flagler-Marion-
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coffee-Jeff Davis-Bacon-Appling-
Wayne-Atkinson-Ware-Pierce-Brantley-Inland Glynn-Coastal Glynn-
Echols-Clinch-Charlton-Inland Camden-Coastal Camden-
346 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...Coastal Flood Warning...

...High risk for rip currents...

...Small craft advisory outer waters this morning...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Northeast Florida,
Southeast Georgia and the Adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Coastal Flood Warning for St Johns river basin and its
tributaries.

High risk for rip currents at area beaches.

Small craft advisory outer waters this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday...

High risk for rip currents at area beaches Saturday.

Coastal flooding near times of high tide may continue along the
St Johns river and its tributaries into the weekend.

A line of strong to severe storms is possible late Monday into
Tuesday, as a cold front sweeps through.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For additional information, visit the National Weather Service in
Jacksonville website on the internet at weather.gov/jax.

$$

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