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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
532 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-230000-
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-
532 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF FLORIDA WILL PRODUCE EAST WINDS OF
20 TO 25 KNOTS OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC...WITH SEAS UP TO 10 FEET OR
A LITTLE HIGHER. OCEANIC CONDITIONS FOR OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT
WILL BE VERY DANGEROUS...AND A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN
EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT.

.COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
ONSHORE WINDS NEAR 20 MPH AT THE BEACHES WILL CAUSE ROUGH SURF...
WITH LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 5 TO 6 FEET. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS
ALSO POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE AT AROUND 730 AM THIS
MORNING AND AGAIN AT ABOUT 730 PM THIS EVENING.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
IN ADDITION TO THE ROUGH SURF OCCURRING ALL DAY...NUMEROUS STRONG
RIP CURRENT ARE EXPECTED. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL
BE FROM 1030 AM THROUGH ABOUT 430 PM.

GIVEN THE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS...BEACH GOERS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED
TO GET ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON OCEAN HAZARDS FROM THE BEACH PATROL.
ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
513 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...ROUGH SURF WITH A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF FLORIDA WILL PRODUCE STRONG ONSHORE
WINDS NEAR 20 MPH AT THE BEACHES TODAY. THIS WILL CAUSE ROUGH
SURF AND NUMEROUS STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE.

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-230000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.RP.S.0020.141122T1013Z-141123T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
NORTHERN BREVARD-
513 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

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

* TIMING...ROUGH SURF AND NUMEROUS STRONG RIP CURRENT ARE EXPECTED
  THE ENTIRE DAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL BE FROM
  10:30 AM THROUGH ABOUT 430 PM.

* IMPACTS...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES
  OF ABOUT 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE TODAY. NUMEROUS STRONG
  RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO OCCUR. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE AT AROUND 730 AM THIS MORNING AND
  AGAIN AT ABOUT 730 PM THIS EVENING.

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.

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.

WITH THE SURF BEING ROUGH TODAY...LARGE BREAKING WAVES COULD KNOCK
YOU OFF YOUR FEET AND MAKE YOU MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO BECOMING CAUGHT
IN A RIP CURRENT. ENTERING THE SURF ABOVE YOUR KNEES WILL BE
DANGEROUS TODAY.

&&

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1037 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-221100-
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-
1037 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.NOW...

MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO FLOW INTO EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA OVERNIGHT.
SPRINKLES AND LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN MOST AREAS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. TOWARDS MORNING MORE ORGANIZED SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP ALONG
THE TREASURE COAST WHERE EVEN SOME HEAVY RAIN MAY DEVELOP IN BANDS
ALONG THE SHORE. CLOUD COVER AND A WIND FLOW OFF THE ATLANTIC WILL
MEAN IT WILL BE A MUCH MILDER NIGHT THAN IN THE RECENT PAST. ALONG
THE COAST TEMPERATURES WILL LARGELY STAY WHERE THEY ARE IN THE LOW
70S...WITH TEMPERATURES STAYING IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOW 60S OVER THE
NORTH INTERIOR INCLUDING LAKE COUNTY.


&&

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

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