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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1011 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

FLZ168-181000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0023.140917T1411Z-140918T1000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-
1011 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

* TIMING...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF PALM BEACH
  COUNTY...STRONGEST NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS...MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS
  SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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 JETTIES AND
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY
ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN
CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM
THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

BAXTER

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
738 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-180000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0013.140917T1200Z-140918T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
NORTHERN BREVARD-
738 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

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

* TIMING...THE RISK WILL BE GREATEST THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON...DUE TO TIDAL EFFECTS. HOWEVER...THE THREAT WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS SWELLS FROM
  EDOUARD ENTER THE COASTAL WATERS.

* IMPACTS...WHEN THE RIP CURRENT THREAT IS HIGH...THE SURF IS
  DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. THE POWERFUL SEAWARD PULL
  OF A RIP CURRENT CAN CARRY EVEN THE STRONGEST SWIMMER OUT
  BEYOND THE SAND BAR.

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 JETTIES AND
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY
ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

SEDLOCK

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
256 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014


FLZ024-025-033-038-GAZ154-166-181000-
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0007.140917T0656Z-140919T1000Z/
NASSAU-DUVAL-ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
256 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT.

* TIMING...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THROUGH
  THURSDAY...AS SWELLS FROM EDOUARD ENTER THE COASTAL WATERS.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS ARE STRONG AND DANGEROUS...FLOWING
  QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE.

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

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1137 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

GMZ836-853-856-876-171630-
1137 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SHOWERS WITH GUSTY WINDS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 1132 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM 18
NM SOUTHWEST OF GASPARILLA ISLAND TO 10 NM NORTHEAST OF MANASOTA
KEY...OR FROM 18 NM SOUTHWEST OF GASPARILLA ISLAND TO 9 NM NORTHEAST
OF ENGLEWOOD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THESE GUSTY SHOWERS
PASS.

LAT...LON 2644 8208 2648 8218 2642 8209 2620 8228
      2657 8270 2682 8242 2697 8237 2694 8232
      2687 8231 2687 8225 2681 8219 2694 8218
      2694 8214 2700 8212 2695 8205 2689 8209
      2691 8203 2670 8207 2656 8205 2652 8200

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1020 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
180200-
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-
1020 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS PALM BEACH COAST...
...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STORMS THIS AFTERNOON...
...A FEW STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE EAST COAST METRO AREAS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ACROSS THE
PALM BEACH COUNTY BEACHES TAPERING DOWN TO A MODERATE RISK FOR
RIP CURRENTS ACROSS THE BROWARD COUNTY BEACHES.

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING MAINLY ACROSS THE
INTERIOR AND EAST COAST METRO AREAS. A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD
BECOME STRONG OVER THE EASTERN AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA WITH THE
PRIMARY IMPACTS BEING GUSTY WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL, AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING.

WIND: THE STRONGEST STORMS TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH MAINLY OVER THE EASTERN INTERIOR AND EAST COAST
METRO AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

FLOODING: MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE LOW LYING AND POORLY
DRAIN AREAS OF THE EAST COAST METRO AREAS WITH ANY STORMS THAT DO
DEVELOP TODAY.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN LIKELY THURSDAY AND INTO THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND. FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE
POSSIBLE EACH DAY, ALONG WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING WHERE ANY HEAVY
THUNDERSTORMS BECOME CONCENTRATED.

THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE LATTER PART OF THE
WEEK, ESPECIALLY ALONG THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BEACHES WHERE A
LONG-PERIOD SWELL REMAINS FORECASTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND AND
FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
MIAMI.

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

$$

BAXTER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
515 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-172115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
515 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
DEEP MOISTURE AHEAD OF A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL ALLOW NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL
FLORIDA TODAY. STORM MOTION WILL BE EAST AROUND 20 MPH. A FEW
STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON WITH WIND GUSTS
AROUND 40 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCAL
HEAVY RAINFALL.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL IMPACT THE
EAST FLORIDA COAST TODAY AND GENERATE A HIGH RIP CURRENT THREAT
ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST THROUGH 12:30 PM
THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO TIDAL EFFECTS. BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO CHECK
WITH LOCAL BEACH RESCUE FOR THE LATEST SURF CONDITIONS AND NOT
ENTER THE SURF ABOVE YOUR KNEES. ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A
LIFEGUARD.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE EAST AROUND
20 KNOTS ACROSS THE CENTRAL FLORIDA AND THE LOCAL ATLANTIC TODAY.
DUE TO THE RAPID MOTION...A FEW STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WIND GUSTS AROUND 35 KNOTS AS THEY MOVE ACROSS INTERIOR
LAKES AND PUSH OFFSHORE.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
LONG PERIOD SWELLS GENERATED BY DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL
PUSH INTO THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS TODAY. WHILE NEARSHORE SEAS
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO REACH HAZARDOUS LEVELS...THE INCOMING SWELL
WILL CREATE ROUGH CONDITIONS NEAR THE INLETS...ESPECIALLY DURING
THE OUTGOING TIDES. BOATERS NAVIGATING THE INLETS ARE URGED TO USE
CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL DIMINISH
INTO THURSDAY BUT WILL MAINTAIN AN ELEVATED RIP CURRENT THREAT
ALONG AREA BEACHES. IN ADDITION...BOATERS MAY EXPERIENCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS NEAR INLETS ESPECIALLY DURING THE OUTGOING TIDE THROUGH
THURSDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH ON THURSDAY BEHIND A COLD
FRONT...BUT WILL INCREASE AGAIN INTO THE WEEKEND WITH A SLIGHT
CHANGE OF THUNDERSTORMS EACH AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE
IF NEEDED.

$$

BRAGAW

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
326 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-181000-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-HAMILTON-
SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-NASSAU-DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-
APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-
COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
326 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY...

...ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

LONG PERIOD EASTERLY SWELLS FROM HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL RESULT IN
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PREVAIL THIS AFTERNOON
MAINLY ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND COASTAL SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.
STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE ST. MARYS RIVER. SEE THE LATEST
RIVER FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THURSDAY. AN ELEVATED
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL PREVAIL FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

MINOR RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON THE ST. MARYS RIVER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
319 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-172200-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS
THAT MAY LEAD TO PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND IN POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY...WITH THE HIGHEST
CHANCES FOR THUNDER OCCURRING TO THE SOUTH OF THE I-4 CORRIDOR
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A PERIOD OF NEAR CAUTIONARY LEVEL EASTERLY WINDS IS FORECAST FOR
LATER FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...MAINLY FOR COASTAL ZONES TO THE
NORTH OF ENGLEWOOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

MROCZKA


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
937 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-171600-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
937 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...

LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD HAVE ARRIVED ALONG
THE FLORIDA EAST COAST. ALTHOUGH SWELL HEIGHTS ARE SMALL THIS
MORNING...THEY ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY REACHING UP
TO 4 FEET AT THE COAST AND 6 FEET OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC. THESE
SWELLS CARRY QUITE A BIT OF ENERGY WITH THEM AS INDICATED BY THEIR 13
TO 14 SECOND PERIODS. THESE SWELLS WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES AND PRODUCE ROUGH CONDITIONS AT INLETS...
ESPECIALLY DURING THE OUTGOING TIDE. SO SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION.

MEANWHILE...A VERY MOIST AIRMASS EXISTS OVER THE AREA AHEAD OF A WEAK
FRONTAL BOUNDARY. A FAST WESTERLY FLOW IN THE LOW AND MID LEVELS IS
BRINGING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS FROM THE GULF OF
MEXICO ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL FLORIDA ALONG WITH CONSIDERABLE
CLOUDINESS. SO FAR...THE CONVECTION HAS BEEN WEAKENING AS IT MAKES
ITS WAY ACROSS FLORIDA BUT EXPECT AN INCREASE IN SHOWERS AND STORMS
TO DEVELOP WHERE POCKETS OF SUNSHINE AND SURFACE HEATING OCCUR THIS
AFTERNOON. STORM MOTION WILL BE TOWARD THE EAST SOUTHEAST AROUND 15
MPH.


&&

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$$

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