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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
318 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

FLZ133-138-210900-
/O.EXT.KJAX.CF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-201021T2200Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-201021T2200Z/
Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler-
318 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, minor coastal flooding.
  For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Flagler and Coastal St. Johns Counties.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 6 PM EDT
  Wednesday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through Wednesday
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of lots, parks, and roads with only
  isolated road closures expected. Rip currents can sweep even
  the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
318 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

FLZ125-210900-
/O.CON.KJAX.CF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-201021T2200Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-201021T2200Z/
Coastal Duval-
318 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, minor coastal flooding.
  For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Duval County.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 6 PM EDT
  Wednesday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through Wednesday
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of lots, parks, and roads with only
  isolated road closures expected. Rip currents can sweep even
  the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
318 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

FLZ124-210900-
/O.CAN.KJAX.CF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-201020T2100Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-201021T2200Z/
Coastal Nassau-
318 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Nassau County.

* WHEN...Through Wednesday afternoon.

* 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
232 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-230000-
/O.CON.KMLB.RP.S.0039.000000T0000Z-201023T0000Z/
Southern Brevard-Indian River-St. Lucie-Martin-Coastal Volusia-
Northern Brevard-
232 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Along the central Florida Atlantic coast, including
  Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, Saint Lucie and Martin
  Counties.

* WHEN...Through Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water. Entering the water is not
  recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 jetties and
piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Only 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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