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Small Craft Advisory For Winds


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Miami FL
330 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

AMZ630-650-651-670-671-201500-
/O.NEW.KMFL.SI.Y.0001.180219T2030Z-180220T1500Z/
Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-
330 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a Small Craft
Advisory for winds, which is in effect until 10 AM EST Tuesday.

* Winds...East around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for wind means that wind speeds of 21 to
33 knots are expected. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

http://www.weather.gov/miami


Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
318 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

FLZ168-172-173-201200-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-180223T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
318 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

* TIMING...This afternoon through at least Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rough surf and rip currents will continue to create
  dangerous waters for swimmers along all Atlantic beaches. Rip
  currents will become strong near structures in the water such
  as piers, jetties and reefs.

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


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
829 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
201330-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
829 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES TONIGHT...
...BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS TONIGHT...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Rip Currents: There will be a high risk for rip currents along the
Atlantic beaches starting this afternoon.

Wind: A small craft advisory is in effect for the Atlantic coastal
waters through tonight for gusty easterly winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

The threat for rip currents along the Atlantic beaches will likely
remain high through mid-week.

Fog development is likely over interior South Florida the next few
nights.

Strengthening high pressure to our north will lead to increasing
easterly flow by mid next week. Hazardous boating conditions are
possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
814 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-201315-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia County-
Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-
Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
814 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Southeast winds of 15 to 20 knots are expected offshore south
of Cape Canaveral and nearshore south of Sebastian Inlet. As
a result, small craft should exercise caution across these
waters tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
Increasing southeast winds into mid week will build wind waves
across the Atlantic. Small craft may need to exercise caution at
times, especially across the offshore waters beyond 20 nautical
miles. Persistent onshore wind flow through the upcoming week and
a residual ocean swell will elevate the rip current risk at east
central Florida beaches.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed tonight.

$$

DS


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
950 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-201000-
Coastal Volusia-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line Out to 20 NM-Indian River-Inland Volusia-Martin-
Northern Brevard-Northern Lake-Okeechobee-Orange-Osceola-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet Out To 20 NM-Seminole-
Southern Brevard-Southern Lake-St. Lucie-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet Out to 20 NM-
950 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018

.NOW...

...Isolated Coastal Showers Overnight...

Overnight...isolated showers over the Atlantic will move onshore
along the Space and Treasure Coasts in a few spots.  Otherwise...it
will be mild again with low temperatures in the middle to upper 60s
inland and upper 60s to lower 70s at the beaches...mainly from Cape
Canaveral southward.

For mariners...southeast winds of 15 to 20 knots are expected
offshore south of Cape Canaveral and nearshore south of Sebastian
Inlet. Small craft should exercise caution across these waters
tonight.


&&

Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/blog

$$

DS

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