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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018


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Coastal Palm Beach-
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...through Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong rip currents will be hazardous for those in
  the surf zone along the Palm Beaches.

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.

&&

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