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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
656 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FLZ168-172-173-310000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0028.000000T0000Z-150831T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
656 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...PERSISTENT GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS WILL AFFECT THE EAST
  COAST METRO AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
  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 GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
654 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

GAZ117-119-139-141-301800-
/O.NEW.KCHS.RP.S.0003.150830T1054Z-150831T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
654 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

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

* RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
  DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS
  WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
449 AM AST SUN AUG 30 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

.BREAKING WAVES AND MODERATE TO FRESH EAST WINDS ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS WILL CAUSE A HIGH RISK OF LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AT
JOBOS BEACH IN ISABELA.

PRZ008-302200-
/O.NEW.TJSJ.RP.S.0010.150830T0849Z-150830T2200Z/
NORTHWEST-
449 AM AST SUN AUG 30 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...JOBOS BEACH IN ISABELA PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS FOR MOST OF THE DAY.

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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

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