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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1027 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ550-552-570-572-575-210800-
/O.CON.KMLB.SC.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-140421T2000Z/
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-
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-
1027 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
  NEARSHORE AND 20 TO 25 KNOTS OFFSHORE THROUGH MONDAY BEFORE
  DIMINISHING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET NEARSHORE AND 8 TO 11 FEET
  OFFSHORE AND IN THE GULF STREAM THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1018 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

ATLC COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO JUPITER INLET OUT 60 NM

AMZ575-202030-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1018 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9
FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
603 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES TODAY...

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-210000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0005.140420T1003Z-140421T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
NORTHERN BREVARD-
603 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH 800 PM...

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

* TIMING...INCREASING NORTH WINDS COUPLED WITH A LONG PERIOD SWELL
  FROM AN OCEANIC STORM WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  TODAY. WHILE THE RISK WILL BE HIGH ALL DAY...THE THREAT WILL BE
  EVEN HIGHER AROUND THE TIMES OF LOW TIDES...THROUGH ABOUT 900
  AM THIS MORNING AND AGAIN STARTING AROUND 300 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE POWERFUL SEWARD PULL OF A RIP CURRENT CAN CARRY
  EVEN THE STRONGEST SWIMMER OUT BEYOND THE SAND BAR. BEACHGOERS
  AND ESPECIALLY WEAK SWIMMERS SHOULD HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH
  PATROL. SWIM ONLY WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD. NEVER SWIM ALONE.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1038 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-210000-
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-
1038 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.HIGH WIND IMPACT...
GUSTY WINDS OUT OF THE NORTH OF 20 TO 25 MPH AT TIMES WILL BE
CAPABLE OF TOSSING SMALLER AND UNSECURED ITEMS. HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES MAY BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL ALONG THE COASTAL BRIDGES AND
CAUSEWAYS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
WEATHER AND OCEAN CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE A HIGH THREAT FOR RIP
CURRENTS AND ROUGH SURF. LOCAL BEACH PATROLS REPORTED SEVERAL
DOZEN OCEAN RESCUES ON SATURDAY...INCLUDING ONE SURF RELATED
FATALITY. CHECK WITH THE LOCAL BEACH PATROL FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION ON BEACH HAZARDS.

NORTH WINDS BEHIND A FRONT WILL PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL HAZARD OF
ROUGH SURF AND A SWIFTLY MOVING LONGSHORE CURRENT WITHIN THE SURF
ZONE.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL BUILD SEAS TO
BETWEEN 6 AND 9 FEET NEAR SHORE...AND 9 TO 12 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN AFFECT FOR ALL BUT THE NEAR SHORE WATERS
SOUTH OF SEBASTIAN INLET...HOWEVER OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT ARE
URGED TO USE CAUTION IN THAT AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL LINGER INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.
THE THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH MID WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

PENDERGRAST

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
600 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-211000-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT
AND BEYOND 5 FATHOMS-
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON
SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT
TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO THE REEF-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
600 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS AND THE
ADJACENT WATERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

APA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
512 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
210915-
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-
512 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC AND GULF BEACHES TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT IN THE GULF
STREAM ON MONDAY DUE TO INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS AND A
NORTHEASTERLY SWELL. AS A RESULT...RIP CURRENT RISKS WILL ALSO
INCREASE.

.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.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
213 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-202300-
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-
213 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
CONSIDERABLE CLOUDS LINGERING BEHIND A PASSING FRONTAL BOUNDARY
HAVE KEPT TEMPERATURES IN CHECK THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHERLY BREEZES
GUSTING AT TIMES OVER 20 MPH HAVE PUSHED COOLER SOUTHWARD INTO THE
AREA AS WELL. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S WILL
SLOWLY FALL THIS EVENING. DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
WITH CHOPPY SURF AND A STRONG LONGSHORE SOUTHWARD FLOWING CURRENT
WITHIN THE SURF ZONE.

&&

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...INCLUDING GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MLB/BLOG.PHP

$$

JP

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