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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
406 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

FLZ141-154-159-164-447-747-040900-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0032.221203T1000Z-221204T0900Z/
Coastal Volusia-Coastal Indian River-Coastal Saint Lucie-
Coastal Martin-Northern Brevard Barrier Islands-
Southern Brevard Barrier Islands-
406 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents and rough surf expected.

* WHERE...Coastal Volusia, Coastal Indian River, Coastal Saint
  Lucie, Coastal Martin, Northern Brevard Barrier Islands and
  Southern Brevard Barrier Islands Counties.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

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


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.

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
133 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

FLZ168-172-173-040000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0043.000000T0000Z-221204T1200Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
133 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Palm Beach, Coastal Broward and Coastal Miami-
  Dade Counties.

* WHEN...Through Sunday morning.

* 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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