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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
308 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

FLZ168-172-173-192100-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0033.000000T0000Z-181020T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
308 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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

* TIMING...Through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening rip currents will pose hazard to
  swimmers. Heed the advice of lifeguards and swimming is not
  advised.

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.

&&

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http://www.weather.gov/miami


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
628 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

FLZ047-054-202200-
/O.NEW.KMLB.BH.S.0025.181018T2228Z-181020T2200Z/
Southern Brevard County-Indian River-
628 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RED TIDE IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement for Red Tide, which is in effect through
Saturday afternoon for south Brevard and Indian River counties.

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
  coastal areas.

* TIMING...Effects are possible into the weekend or longer.

* LOCATION...Beaches and Coastal areas of south Brevard and
  Indian River Counties.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...Symptoms may include coughing...sneezing...
  and tearing eyes. People with respiratory
  conditions such as asthma... emphysema...and other pulmonary
  diseases may be more sensitive. Irritation may vary locally and
  throughout the day.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You can find unaffected beaches by checking reports of recent
local observations and data: Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at
myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida
Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/red-tide.html or call the Poison Control
Center at: 1 800 222 1222.

Inclusion of external links does not constitute endorsement by
the Department of Commerce (DOC)/(NOAA) of these external web
sites or the information, products, or services contained
therein.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
430 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-192030-
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-
430 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
Poor boating conditions are expected on Sunday and Monday as a
cold front pushes into central Florida and stalls. A fresh
northeast breeze is expected with sea building to 5 to 7 feet
nearshore and 7 to 9 feet offshore.

The approach of the front and an active southern jet stream will
keep a slight chance for thunderstorms in the forecast for the
upcoming weekend.

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

$$

Bragaw

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
315 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
191915-
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-
315 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE ATLANTIC BEACHES...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents along the
Atlantic beaches today.

No other hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

The risk of rip currents is forecast to be elevated through the rest
of the week and into the weekend for the Atlantic beaches of South
Florida.

Slight chance of thunderstorms are forecast for South Florida towards
the end of the weekend into early next week. The primary hazard is
lightning.

Early next week there is increasing potential for higher winds and
seas over the Atlantic waters.

.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 Melbourne FL
558 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-191400-
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-
558 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.NOW...

...Scattered Showers Will Push Onshore...

Through 10 am...Scattered showers will move toward the west
southwest at 10 to 15 mph from the Atlantic and onshore Volusia and
Brevard counties. Heavy downpours will accompany some of the showers
and a rumble of thunder is possible. The showers will weaken as they
push inland but may reach Seminole and Orange counties before
dissipating. Very isolated showers may also push onshore the
Treasure coast of Indian River, Saint Lucie and Martin.

$$


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