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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1025 PM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

AMZ374-221030-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0046.171022T0600Z-171024T1500Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1025 PM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SUNDAY TO
11 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS
  TO SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
248 PM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

FLZ124-GAZ154-166-221000-
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0019.000000T0000Z-171022T1000Z/
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
248 PM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

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

* TIMING...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

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 AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
414 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-221000-
Coastal waters from Altamaha Sound to Fernandina Beach FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Hamilton-Suwannee-Columbia-Baker-Inland Nassau-Inland Duval-Union-
Bradford-Clay-St. Johns-Gilchrist-Alachua-Putnam-Flagler-Marion-
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coffee-Jeff Davis-Bacon-Appling-
Wayne-Atkinson-Ware-Pierce-Brantley-Inland Glynn-Coastal Glynn-
Echols-Clinch-Charlton-Inland Camden-Coastal Camden-
414 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE ST JOHNS RIVER
BASIN...

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Northeast Florida,
Southeast Georgia and the Adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Coastal Flood Warnings and Advisories continue for the St Johns
River Basin this weekend as Minor to Moderate Flooding occurs
during times of High Tide through the weekend.

High risk for rip currents at area beaches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Elevated Risk of Rip Currents continues at area beaches on Sunday.

Coastal flooding near times of high tide will continue along the
St Johns river and its tributaries into the early next week.

A line of strong to severe storms is possible late Monday into
Tuesday, as a cold front sweeps through.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For additional information, visit the National Weather Service in
Jacksonville website on the internet at weather.gov/jax.

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