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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
243 PM EDT Sat May 25 2019

FLZ168-172-173-260245-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0028.000000T0000Z-190528T0000Z/
Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
243 PM EDT Sat May 25 2019

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

* TIMING...Through Memorial Day.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening rip currents will pose a hazard to
  swimmers. Heed the advice of lifeguards. Swimming is not
  recommended.

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
528 PM EDT Sat May 25 2019

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
260930-
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-
528 PM EDT Sat May 25 2019

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

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Rip Currents: There is a High Risk of rip currents for all Atlantic
beaches today.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

The high risk for rip currents is forecast to continue through at
least Memorial Day.


.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.

$$

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