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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
809 PM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

FLZ172-173-210830-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0033.000000T0000Z-190923T0000Z/
Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
809 PM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

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

* TIMING...Through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening rip currents will pose a hazard to
  swimmers.

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.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/miami



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida...UPDATED
National Weather Service Miami FL
541 PM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
211000-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
541 PM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...Hazardous Marine and Beach Conditions...
...Heavy Rain and Localized Flooding Possible This Weekend...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Winds: East to northeast winds of 25 knots will continue to affect
the South Florida coastal waters. These winds will continue to create
hazardous marine conditions for small craft operators, especially
around jetties and inlets. Gusty winds to near 40 mph are also
possible along and near the Southeast Florida coast.

Waves: Waves of 7 to 11 feet are expected to continue for the
Atlantic waters, with the highest seas in the Gulf Stream. A Small
Craft Advisory remains in effect for the Gulf waters, the Atlantic
waters, and Biscayne Bay. These waves will continue to create
hazardous marine conditions for small craft operators, especially
around jetties and inlets.

Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible
across South Florida and the local waters, with the highest
thunderstorms chances over Miami-Dade County and the Atlantic waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Rough seas and strong east winds will continue to create hazardous
marine conditions over all local South Florida waters, along with a
high risk of rip currents and rough surf along the Atlantic beaches
through this weekend. Gusty winds will also continue along the east
coast through Sunday.

Thunderstorm chances will increase over South Florida from Saturday
into Sunday, especially the Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas. Periods
of heavy rain are expected in these areas, which could lead to
localized flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

$$

Molleda



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