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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
134 AM EST Tue Mar 9 2021

FLZ124-125-133-138-100000-
/O.EXT.KJAX.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-210310T0000Z/
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler-
134 AM EST Tue Mar 9 2021

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Northeast Florida 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
1037 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

FLZ168-172-173-120000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0010.000000T0000Z-210312T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
1037 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

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

* WHEN...Through Thursday 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 Mobile AL
828 PM CST Mon Mar 8 2021

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-091030-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0007.210309T1200Z-210313T0000Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
828 PM CST Mon Mar 8 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...In Alabama, Baldwin Coastal and Mobile Coastal
  Counties. In Florida, Santa Rosa Coastal, Okaloosa Coastal and
  Escambia Coastal Counties.

* WHEN...From 6 AM CST Tuesday through Friday 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 San Juan PR
923 PM AST Mon Mar 8 2021

PRZ001-005-008-090930-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0011.210309T1000Z-210311T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-North Central-Northwest-
923 PM AST Mon Mar 8 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM AST TUESDAY
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...Beaches from Aguadilla to Carolina, Puerto Rico.

* WHEN...From 6 AM AST Tuesday 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
703 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-100000-
/O.EXP.KMLB.SU.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-210309T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMLB.BH.S.0011.000000T0000Z-210310T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMLB.RP.S.0010.000000T0000Z-210310T0000Z/
Southern Brevard-Indian River-St. Lucie-Martin-Coastal Volusia-
Northern Brevard-
703 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.
  For the Beach Hazards Statement, rough surf will remain a hazard
  in the surf zone through Tuesday.

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

* WHEN...For the High Rip Current Risk, through Tuesday evening.
  For the Beach Hazards Statement, through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water. Entering the ocean is not
  recommended due to the combination of rough surf and strong rip
  currents.


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.

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.

&&

$$

JP

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