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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
513 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...ROUGH SURF WITH A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF FLORIDA WILL PRODUCE STRONG ONSHORE
WINDS NEAR 20 MPH AT THE BEACHES TODAY. THIS WILL CAUSE ROUGH
SURF AND NUMEROUS STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE.

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-230000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0020.141122T1013Z-141123T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
NORTHERN BREVARD-
513 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

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

* TIMING...ROUGH SURF AND NUMEROUS STRONG RIP CURRENT ARE EXPECTED
  THE ENTIRE DAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL BE FROM
  10:30 AM THROUGH ABOUT 430 PM.

* IMPACTS...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES
  OF ABOUT 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE TODAY. NUMEROUS STRONG
  RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO OCCUR. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE AT AROUND 730 AM THIS MORNING AND
  AGAIN AT ABOUT 730 PM THIS EVENING.

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.

WITH THE SURF BEING ROUGH TODAY...LARGE BREAKING WAVES COULD KNOCK
YOU OFF YOUR FEET AND MAKE YOU MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO BECOMING CAUGHT
IN A RIP CURRENT. ENTERING THE SURF ABOVE YOUR KNEES WILL BE
DANGEROUS TODAY.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.HIGH SWELLS WITH LONG PERIODS WILL PUSH TOWARD THE GULF FACING
TEXAS BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST TODAY AND THIS EVENING.
AS A RESULT...THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE HIGH..

TXZ242-243-245-247-221800-
/O.NEW.KCRP.RP.S.0007.141122T1400Z-141123T0400Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
337 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE FROM THIS MORNING
  THROUGH 10 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR ALONG
  THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST. BOTH THE
  STRENGTH AND FREQUENCY OF THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  SURF THAT IS DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS...ESPECIALLY AROUND
  JETTIES AND PIERS. THESE RIP CURRENTS ARE DANGEROUS TO EVEN
  EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

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.

&&

$$

TMT

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
423 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.AS A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND COLD FRONT DEVELOPS WEST OF
THE AREA AND MOVES THROUGH THE REGION...WINDS AND SURF WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE WITH A CORRESPONDING INCREASE IN THE RIP
CURRENT RISK.

FLZ108-112-114-115-230900-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0085.141122T1800Z-141124T0900Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
423 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 /323 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$

DVD

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
406 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC COAST BEACHES THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

FLZ168-172-173-231200-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-141123T1200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
406 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL PERSIST ALONG THE
  ATLANTIC BEACHES. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
303 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS EXISTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC...WESTWARD TO EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY...RESULTS
IN A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST SOUTHEAST FLOW. THE HIGH MOVES EASTWARD
ON SUNDAY AS A STRENGTHENING AREA OF SURFACE LOW PRESSURE PIVOTS NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE MID SOUTH ON SUNDAY. AS THIS OCCURS...WINDS BECOME SOUTH
TO SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG OVER THE BEACHES. THE INCREASE IN WINDS
IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN HIGHER
PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND RESULTS IN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-221700-
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0020.141122T1800Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
303 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE BEACHES. WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTH TO
  SOUTHWEST BY SUNDAY AND REMAIN STRONG.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THIS
  WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
314 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014


FLZ024-025-033-038-GAZ154-166-240000-
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0011.141122T0814Z-141124T0000Z/
NASSAU-DUVAL-ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
314 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

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

* TIMING...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT AREA BEACHES
  TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...BREEZY ONSHORE WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL PRODUCE
  ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS. BREAKER HEIGHTS OF 4 TO 6 FEET ARE
  EXPECTED.

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.

&&

$$

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