Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
403 AM EDT SAT OCT 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-
403 AM EDT SAT OCT 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 GONZALO WILL PRODUCE
HEAVY BREAKING WAVES AT THE BEACHES AND A HIGH RISK OF STRONG AND
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS. THE HIGHEST RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE THIS
MORNING UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON DUE TO TIDAL EFFECTS. HEED THE
ADVICE OF OCEAN RESCUE PERSONNEL AND ONLY ENTER THE SURF NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

BREAK THE GRIP OF THE RIP. NEVER SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP
CURRENT. SWIM PARALLEL TO THE BEACH UNTIL OUT OF THE FORCE OF THE
RIP CURRENT AND THEN SWIM BACK TO SHORE.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
THOUGH WINDS WILL BE LIGHT OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC TODAY...A
CONTINUED LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL PRODUCE CHOPPY CONDITIONS NEAR
INLETS DURING THE OUTGOING TIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SOME LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL LINGER INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AND KEEP
THE RIP CURRENT RISK ELEVATED. BY TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY...A LOW
PRESSURE WAVE IS FORECAST TO MOVE ALONG A STALLED FRONT ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN GULF OF MEXICO AND BRING A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO
AREAS SOUTH OF ORLANDO AND CAPE CANAVERAL.

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

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LASCODY






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