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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1049 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
240400-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1049 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...
...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ATLANTIC WATERS SLOWLY IMPROVE...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC COAST BEACHES INTO THIS EVENING.

THUNDERSTORMS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE LAKE REGION AND NORTHERN INTERIOR. THE
MAIN THREAT WILL BE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

WIND: SOUTHEAST WINDS FROM 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGIONAL WATERS AND ARE FORECAST TO SLOWLY
SUBSIDE LATER TODAY.

WAVES: ACROSS THE ATLANTIC AND GULF STREAM WATERS SEAS TO 7 TO 9 FEET
ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY THIS MORNING AND ARE FORECAST TO SLOWLY
SUBSIDE THROUGH THE DAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION
MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A FEW OF THESE COULD BE
STRONG, ESPECIALLY ACROSS FROM THE WEST COAST TO THE LAKE REGION
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

STRONG WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ACROSS THE GULF AND ATLANTIC
WATERS ARE FORECAST FOR LATE WEDNESDAY AND LINGERING INTO THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
256 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014


FLZ168-172-173-240000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-141124T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
256 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE
  ATLANTIC BEACHES DUE TO ROUGH SURF. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

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.

&&

$$




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