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Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 4:12 AM EST on November 26, 2015

... Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until 1 am EST Saturday...
... High surf advisory now in effect until 1 am EST Saturday...

* coastal flooding... high astronomical tides will run around one
foot above normal. Expect wave runup to the dune line around the
next times of high tide... which will occur between 7:30 and 8 am
today and again around 8 PM tonight. Additional minor beach
erosion is expected with more significant erosion possible.
Minor flooding of low lying areas along the shore and along the
intracoastal waterways may also occur.

* Waves and surf... the combination of wind and swell waves will
produce large breakers of 5 to 7 feet in the surf zone. There
will be numerous strong rip currents.

* Timing... through at least late Friday night.

* Impacts... rough... pounding surf will make entering the ocean
dangerous. Large breakers could knock you down and make you
more susceptible to becoming caught in a rip current. If you
decide to enter the surf... swim only within sight of a
lifeguard... and never swim alone. Swimmers should not enter
the water above their knees... or consider staying out of the
surf entirely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing beach erosion and dangerous
swimming conditions. Numerous strong rip currents are also

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
may combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore and
traditionally vulnerable areas along the Intracoastal Waterway.

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... beach patrol flags and

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.


Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:59 AM EST on November 26, 2015

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to 7 PM
EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a lake Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 7 PM EST
this evening.

* Winds... east northeast winds of 20 to 25 mph with frequent
higher gusts.

* Impacts... choppy conditions on Open Lakes and other larger
bodies of water will make operation of small boats potentially

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.


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