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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1029 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-020000-
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
1029 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ADEQUATE MOISTURE...DAYTIME HEATING AND LOW LEVEL EAST SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL ALLOW A DIFFUSE EAST COAST SEA BREEZE TO PUSH INTO THE
INTERIOR THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. THIS WILL ALLOW SCATTERED SHOWERS
TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE INTERIOR THIS AFTERNOON AND PUSH WEST TOWARD
LAKE COUNTY AND WEST OF THE KISSIMMEE RIVER BY EARLY EVENING. A
FEW LIGHTNING STORMS MAY DEVELOP IN THE LATE AFTERNOON WITH
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES...GUSTY WINDS
TO 40 MPH AND OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
A LONG EAST FETCH ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE ROUGH SURF AND
MODERATE SWELLS AT EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES TODAY. SOME MINOR
BEACH EROSION MAY OCCUR AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE AROUND 5 PM.
ROUGH SURF AND BREAKING WAVES WILL POSE A HAZARD FOR OCEAN
SWIMMERS. ASK THE BEACH PATROL ABOUT OCEAN HAZARDS WHEN YOU ARRIVE
AT THE BEACH AND SWIM NEAR A LIFE GUARD.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED AT EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
BEACHES TODAY. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE
BEACH UNTIL OUT OF THE PULL OF THE CURRENT AND THEN SWIM BACK TO
SHORE.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
A MODERATE TO FRESH ONSHORE BREEZE COMBINED WITH LARGE WAVES OVER
THE OPEN ATLANTIC WATERS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT TODAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
AN EAST SWELL EARLY THIS WEEK WILL KEEP THE RIP CURRENT RISK
ELEVATED INTO WEDNESDAY.

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

$$

VOLKMER/WEITLICH




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
210 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-012100-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
210 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.NOW...

PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES EXPECTED THROUGH MID AFTERNOON WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S AND LOW 80S.  SHOWERS OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL
WEAKEN AS THEY MOVE TOWARD THE COAST...BUT A FEW MAY STILL BE ABLE TO
PUSH ONSHORE MAINLY ALONG BREVARD COUNTY. OTHERWISE MOST
PRECIPITATION WILL BE LIMITED TO INLAND AREAS WITH ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS DEVELOPING OVER THE INTERIOR
AND MOVING NORTHWEST.

&&

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...INCLUDING GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MLB/BLOG.PHP

$$

WEITLICH





Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
420 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT EAST CENTRAL
FLORIDA BEACHES TODAY...

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-020000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0006.150301T1200Z-150302T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
420 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...EAST SWELLS WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  WHICH WILL BE ENHANCED NEAR THE TIME OF LOW TIDE FROM LATE
  MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT
  EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES TODAY POSING A HAZARD TO SWIMMERS.
  IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE BEACH UNTIL
  OUT OF THE PULL OF THE CURRENT AND THEN SWIM BACK TO SHORE.

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 JETTIES AND
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY
ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

&&

$$

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