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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
440 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-241200-
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-
440 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WITH A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING OVER MAINLY THE SUWANNEE VALLEY OF NORTH FLORIDA AND
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA. THE MAIN THREAT IS THE CHANCE FOR STRONG WINDS.

THERE IS A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT EAST COAST BEACHES.

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

THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AS A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA.

THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MONDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR THE
OFFSHORE COASTAL WATERS.

.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
313 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

FLZ024-025-033-038-GAZ154-166-240000-
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-141124T0000Z/
NASSAU-DUVAL-ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
313 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

* TIMING...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT AREA BEACHES
  TODAY.

* IMPACTS...BREEZY ONSHORE WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL PRODUCE
  ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS. BREAKER HEIGHTS OF 4 TO 6 FEET ARE
  EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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