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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
215 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-211000-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-HAMILTON-
SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-NASSAU-DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-
APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-
COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
215 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES...
...SIGNIFICANT RIVER FLOODING CONTINUES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST WILL KEEP STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
IN PLACE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS.

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED AT AREA BEACHES.

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING WITHIN SEVERAL LOCAL RIVER
BASINS. PLEASE REFER TO THE RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS
FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE IN THE OFFSHORE
WATERS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED AT AREA
BEACHES ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST FOR THE SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS
ESTATES LATER THIS WEEK. MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE
WITHIN SEVERAL OTHER LOCAL RIVER BASINS. PLEASE REFER TO THE RIVER
FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
117 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

FLZ024-025-033-038-GAZ154-166-210300-
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-140421T0300Z/
NASSAU-DUVAL-ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
117 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CREATE A LONGSHORE
  CURRENT...COMBINING WITH EASTERLY SWELLS TO PRODUCE A HIGH RISK
  OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY. THIS THREAT WILL LIKELY CONTINUE MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL BE COMMON AT AREA BEACHES TODAY.
  BEACH GOERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF ENTERING THE SURF.

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 AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

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