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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
256 AM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

FLZ154-159-164-130900-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0013.240412T0656Z-240413T0900Z/
Coastal Indian River-Coastal Saint Lucie-Coastal Martin-
256 AM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents and rough surf.

* WHERE...Coastal Indian River, Coastal Saint Lucie and Coastal
  Martin Counties.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Entering the water is strongly discouraged. 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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