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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
939 AM EDT Tue May 18 2021

FLZ168-172-173-200000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0021.000000T0000Z-210522T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
939 AM EDT Tue May 18 2021

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Broward, Coastal Palm Beach 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
323 AM EDT Tue May 18 2021

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-190800-
/O.NEW.KMLB.BH.S.0019.210518T0723Z-210520T0800Z/
/O.EXT.KMLB.RP.S.0018.000000T0000Z-210520T0800Z/
Southern Brevard-Indian River-St. Lucie-Martin-Coastal Volusia-
Northern Brevard-
323 AM EDT Tue May 18 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK iN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Beach Hazards Statement, swells building into the
  surf zone, produce large breaking waves up to 6 feet. For the
  High Rip Current Risk, numerous strong and dangerous rip
  currents.

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

* WHEN...Through late Wednesday night.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...While strong rip currents will always be
  present, during the next two days, the threat will be highest
  through late morning, and again in the late afternoon.


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. Entering the water is not recommended due to the hazardous
surf and rip current conditions.


&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
213 AM EDT Tue May 18 2021

FLZ124-125-133-138-GAZ154-166-190900-
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0012.210518T0613Z-210520T0900Z/
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler-
Coastal Glynn-Coastal Camden-
213 AM EDT Tue May 18 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida Beaches.

* WHEN...Through late Wednesday night.

* 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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