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Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida...UPDATED
National Weather Service Miami FL
748 PM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
131200-
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-
748 PM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ATLANTIC WATERS...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Rip Currents: There is a High Risk of rip currents along the east
coast beaches of South Florida.

Seas: Seas will build to 6 to 8 feet with a northeast swells of 2 to
4 feet in the Atlantic waters of South Florida tonight. Therefore, a
Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the South Florida Atlantic
waters tonight.

Flooding: Heavy downpours from the showers this evening could create
localized flooding across portions of the east coast metro areas.
The highest potential for localized flooding will be in Palm Beach
and Broward counties.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

An increasing northeasterly swell will keep hazardous marine
conditions and elevated rip currents and surf on Friday.


.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.

$$

Baxter



Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
320 PM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

FLZ172-173-131200-
/O.EXA.KMFL.RP.S.0054.000000T0000Z-191214T0000Z/
Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
320 PM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Broward and Coastal Miami-Dade Counties.

* WHEN...Through Friday evening.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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