weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1107 AM AST Thu Dec 12 2019


VIZ001-122315-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-191213T2200Z/
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
1107 AM AST Thu Dec 12 2019

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

* LOCATION...The northwest coast of St. Thomas.

* TIMING...Through Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry even the strongest of
  swimmers out to sea.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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 San Juan PR
1107 AM AST Thu Dec 12 2019


PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ002-122315-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-191215T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
St Croix-
1107 AM AST Thu Dec 12 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

* LOCATION...The northwest to northeast coasts of Puerto Rico,
  Culebra, and St. Croix.

* TIMING...Through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry even the strongest of
  swimmers out to sea.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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
1000 AM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

FLZ168-130700-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0054.000000T0000Z-191214T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-
1000 AM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Palm Beach County.

* WHEN...Through Friday evening.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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 groins, 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.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/miami

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
209 AM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

FLZ124-125-133-138-121600-
/O.NEW.KJAX.CF.S.0018.191212T1000Z-191212T1600Z/
/O.EXT.KJAX.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-191213T0300Z/
/O.EXT.KJAX.RP.S.0028.000000T0000Z-191213T0300Z/
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler-
209 AM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS NEAR HIGH TIDE ALONG NORTHEAST FLORIDA
COAST THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 6 to
  8 feet. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.
  For the Coastal Flood Statement, isolated minor coastal
  flooding expected.

* WHERE...Northeast Florida Beaches.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 10 PM EST this
  evening. For the High Rip Current Risk, through this evening.
  For the Coastal Flood Statement, until 11 AM EST this morning.

* IMPACTS...Some water on low lying roads and property. 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 Jacksonville FL
209 AM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

GAZ154-166-121600-
/O.EXB.KJAX.RP.S.0028.000000T0000Z-191213T0300Z/
Coastal Glynn-Coastal Camden-
209 AM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Southeast Georgia Beaches.

* WHEN...Through this 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.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE