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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
950 PM EDT Wed May 25 2022

FLZ168-172-173-261200-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0022.000000T0000Z-220528T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
950 PM EDT Wed May 25 2022

...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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
728 PM EDT Wed May 25 2022

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
261730-
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-
728 PM EDT Wed May 25 2022

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES...


This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Rip currents: Moderate onshore winds and slightly elevated surf will
result in a high rip current risk along Atlantic beaches.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Isolated to scattered storms are possible again on Thursday. Then,
coverage should begin to increase across all of South Florida Friday
through the weekend. The heightened threat for rip currents will
continue through the end of the week, with a moderate risk through
the weekend.


.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.

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
1243 AM EDT Thu May 26 2022

GMZ052>055-072>075-260630-
Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge
out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry Tortugas
out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge
20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry Tortugas
20 to 60 NM out-
1243 AM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.NOW...
Through 2 am, isolated showers and possibly a thunderstorm located
in the extreme southern Straits of Florida will move to the northwest
at near 15 knots. This activity will produce pockets of moderate to
heavy rainfall, reducing visibilities to less than 3 miles, wind
gusts of 25 to 30 knots, and possibly a few cloud to surface
lightning strikes.

$$

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