Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
452 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-182100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
452 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL CONTINUE TO
IMPACT THE EAST FLORIDA COAST TODAY AND GENERATE A HIGH RIP CURRENT
THREAT ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST THROUGH 1:30
PM DUE TO TIDAL EFFECTS. BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO CHECK WITH
LOCAL BEACH RESCUE FOR THE LATEST SURF CONDITIONS AND NOT ENTER
THE SURF ABOVE YOUR KNEES. ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A
LIFEGUARD.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
LINGERING MOISTURE BEHIND A FRONTAL TROUGH WILL ALLOW SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL
FLORIDA TODAY. STORM MOTION WILL BE WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. A FEW
STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG THIS AFTERNOON WITH WIND GUSTS AROUND 40
MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCAL HEAVY
RAINFALL.

.DENSE FOG/SMOKE IMPACT...
PATCHY DENSE FOG HAS DEVELOPED ALONG THE SPACE AND TREASURE COAST
AND WILL LAST THROUGH DAYBREAK...MAINLY SOUTH OF U.S. HIGHWAY 192.
VISIBILITIES WILL VARY WIDELY AND MAY DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER
MILE AT TIMES. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING
FOG AS VISIBILITIES CAN FLUCTUATE RAPIDLY AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
LONG PERIOD SWELLS GENERATED BY DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL
SUBSIDE OVER THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS TODAY. THE INCOMING SWELL
WILL CREATE ROUGH CONDITIONS NEAR THE INLETS...ESPECIALLY DURING
THE OUTGOING TIDE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. BOATERS NAVIGATING THE
INLETS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS ACROSS THE
CENTRAL FLORIDA AND THE LOCAL ATLANTIC TODAY. A FEW STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS AROUND 35 KNOTS AS THEY MOVE
ACROSS INTERIOR LAKES AND PUSH OFFSHORE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL LINGER INTO
FRIDAY WITH AT A MODERATE RIP CURRENT THREAT EXPECTED ALONG AREA
BEACHES. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE INTO THE WEEKEND WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EACH AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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BRAGAW






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