Coastal Volusia County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 4:19 AM EST on November 27, 2015

... Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until noon EST Saturday...
... High surf advisory now in effect until 4 PM EST Sunday...

* coastal flooding... high astronomical tides will run up to one
foot above normal. Expect wave runup to the dune line around the
next times of high tide... which will occur between 8:30 and 9 am
today and again around 9 PM tonight. Additional beach erosion is
expected with significant erosion possible in spots. Minor
flooding of low lying areas along the Atlantic and intracoastal
shores is also possible.

* Waves and surf... large breaking waves of 6 to 7 feet and
dangerous rip currents will exist in the surf zone.

* Timing... through at least Saturday morning.

* 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 dangerous breaking waves will
affect beaches in the advisory area. Dangerous rip currents and
beach erosion will also occur.

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.