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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
354 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

FLZ033-038-124-125-GAZ154-166-210200-
/O.CON.KJAX.WI.Y.0009.180420T1000Z-180421T0200Z/
St. Johns-Flagler-Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal Glynn-
Coastal Camden-
Including the cities of Ponte Vedra Beach, Durbin, Palm Valley,
Fruit Cove, Switzerland, Anastasia, Bakersville, Palm Coast,
Amelia City, Fernandina Beach, Yulee, Arlington, Jacksonville,
Oceanway, Tallyrand, Jekyll Island, Glynn Haven, Sea Island,
St. Simons, Country Club Estate, Dock Junction, Dover Bluff,
Kingsland, and Dungeness
354 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Northeast winds 20 to 25 mph, with gusts to around 35
  mph.

* IMPACTS...Take precautions to secure trash cans, lawn furniture,
  and any other loose outdoor objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds greater than
25 mph are expected for at least an hour, with gusts of at least
35 mph.

Take precautions to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and any
other loose outdoor objects.

&&

$$

JDS




Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
252 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

FLZ033-038-124-125-GAZ154-166-210900-
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0007.180420T1200Z-180421T0900Z/
St. Johns-Flagler-Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal Glynn-
Coastal Camden-
252 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High
Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EDT this morning
through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...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...

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave
for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip
current.

&&

$$

JDS




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