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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
447 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

FLZ172-173-200000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-200120T0000Z/
Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
447 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...The Atlantic beaches of Broward and Miami-Dade
  Counties.

* WHEN...Through Sunday 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
447 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

FLZ168-200000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.SU.Y.0001.200118T0947Z-200119T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-200120T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-
447 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 7 to
  8 feet. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...The Atlantic beaches of Palm Beach County.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 7 AM EST Sunday. For
  the High Rip Current Risk, through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
  swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

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
318 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-190000-
/O.CON.KMLB.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-200118T2100Z/
/O.CON.KMLB.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-200119T0000Z/
Southern Brevard-Indian River-St. Lucie-Martin-Coastal Volusia-
Northern Brevard-
318 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves
  building up to 7 feet. For the High Rip Current Risk,
  dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Martin, Coastal Volusia, Northern Brevard, Southern
  Brevard, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 4 PM this afternoon.
  For the High Rip Current Risk, through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
  swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The next high tide cycles along the east
  central Florida coast will occur between 200 PM and 230 PM this
  afternoon.

  While numerous, strong rip currents will be present in the surf
  zone today, the threat will be highest this morning through 1100
  AM, and in the late afternoon after 500 PM due to tidal effects.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

High surf will affect the beaches in the advisory area, producing
localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.
Swimmers should remain out of the water due to large breaking
waves and dangerous surf conditions.

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.


&&

$$

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