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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
805 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY CONTINUES INTO MONDAY EVENING ALONG THE
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA COAST...

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-260200-
/O.EXP.KMLB.RP.S.0032.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMLB.SU.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170926T0200Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
805 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS WITHIN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS WILL BUILD
  TO 7 TO 10 FEET TODAY AND MAINTAIN THROUGH MONDAY. LARGE
  BREAKING WAVES AND LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL MOVE LARGE VOLUMES
  OF WATER ONTO THE BEACHES AND POSE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
  SWIMMERS.

* TIMING...CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY.
  MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE BEACH EROSION MAY OCCUR NEAR THE
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE ROUGHLY BETWEEN 10 PM TO 2 AM TONIGHT AND
  11 AM TO 2 PM ON MONDAY ALONG THE EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
  COASTLINE.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL MAKE SWIMMING INCREASINGLY
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS. NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY
  FORM, AND ESPECIALLY DURING THE TIMES OF THE OUTGOING TIDE.
  POUNDING SURF CAN EASILY KNOCK YOU OFF OF YOUR FEET IF WALKING
  IN THE SURF. ROUGH SURF MAY CAUSE ADDITIONAL EROSION,
  ESPECIALLY IN PLACES WEAKENED BY RECENT HURRICANE IRMA AND
  LAST SEASON`S HURRICANE MATTHEW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE WILL LIKELY BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AGAIN ON MONDAY.
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...BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND
SIGNS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
811 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

FLZ168-250815-
/O.CON.KMFL.SU.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170927T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0033.000000T0000Z-170928T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-
811 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...6 FOOT SWELLS WITH 10 FOOT BREAKERS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST OF PALM BEACH COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE ALONG
  THE BEACHES OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR
  THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE. LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS
  HIGH SURF ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE PALM BEACH COUNTY COAST.

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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
213 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017


FLZ033-038-125-250900-
/O.CON.KJAX.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170926T0000Z/
ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL DUVAL-
213 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS CONTINUE.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FEET...WITH SURF 6 TO
  8 FEET ALONG THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
  LEAST MONDAY...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH
  WILL FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD
  PRONE ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS. HIGH WAVES AND
  SURF WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION AND MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE
  COASTAL AREAS LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$

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