Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
317 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
317 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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

* TIMING...through at least Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening rip currents pose a hazard to
  swimmers. Heed the advice of lifeguards. Swimming is not
  recommended.

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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