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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
622 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-192230-
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-
622 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

...MAJOR FLOODING FORECAST FOR THE SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS
ESTATES...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

LINGERING 5 TO 7 FT SEAS WILL KEEP SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
IN PLACE OVER THE OFFSHORE SEGMENTS OF THE COASTAL WATERS. A HIGH
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES TONIGHT 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...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ON
SATURDAY NIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES OFFSHORE. WIND SPEEDS MAY
INCREASE TO GALE STRENGTH OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS BY EARLY
SUNDAY...WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS.
SEAS WILL RAPIDLY BUILD...WITH DANGEROUS SURF AND AN ELEVATED RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY AT AREA
BEACHES...WITH BEACH EROSION POSSIBLE DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST FOR THE SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS
ESTATES FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING IS
OCCURRING WITHIN SEVERAL 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
610 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FLZ024-025-033-038-GAZ154-166-191000-
/O.CAN.KJAX.SU.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T1000Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-140419T1000Z/
NASSAU-DUVAL-ST JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
610 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL BE COMMON AT AREA BEACHES THROUGH
  TONIGHT. 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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