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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
350 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
350 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020


* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

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

* WHEN...Through Monday morning.

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


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.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
516 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

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-
516 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

...Atlantic Beaches: High Rip Current Risk This Weekend...
...Atlantic Waters: Hazardous Marine Conditions Through The Weekend...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.


Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents along the
Atlantic beaches. Across portions of the Palm beach coast, this
will also be accompanied by rough surf of 5 to 7 feet overnight.

Winds: Although winds have come down across the Atlantic waters, occasional
gusts will continue overnight well into the 20s.

Waves: Seas will remain above 7 ft across the Gulf Stream waters overnight
particularly from the northern Broward waters northward.


Hazardous marine and beach conditions will continue particularly
across the Palm Beach waters on Sunday with the risk of rip currents
remaining high across all of the Atlantic beaches on Sunday and
across the Palm Beach beaches through Monday.

After a short lived improvement in marine conditions early in the week,
marine conditions will deteriorate once again particularly across the
Atlantic waters towards the middle of the week behind a cold front
that will move across South Florida on Monday.

The rip current risk is likely to remain high for most of the week
across the Palm Beach coast. It will be lower early in the week for
the Broward and Miami Dade beaches but go up again middle to latter
part of the week.

A few thunderstorms are possible mainly across the Atlantic waters on
late Sunday and into Monday ahead of the cold front.

This cold front moving through on Monday is expected to bring in colder
air to the region for Tuesday and Wednesday. Wind chill values Tuesday
morning may fall into the 30s across interior west portions of south
Florida to upper 40s and 50s elsewhere with the values in the 30s
across interior and 40s elsewhere by Wednesday morning.


Spotter activation will not be needed.

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