Daytona Beach, FL

10:58 AM EDT on May 30, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 42 ft 29.19 °N, 81.05 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

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82.3 °F
Feels Like 87 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 16.0 mph

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6:25 AM 8:17 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 90% visible
Pressure 30.12 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 7.4 out of 12
Pollen 4.40 out of 12
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Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KDAB 301453Z 08009KT 10SM SCT026TCU BKN036 BKN070 28/21 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP198 TCU SE-SW-W CB DSNT NW-NE TCU DSNT E T02830211 53003

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Pressure 30.12 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 7.4 out of 12
Pollen 4.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KDAB 301453Z 08009KT 10SM SCT026TCU BKN036 BKN070 28/21 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP198 TCU SE-SW-W CB DSNT NW-NE TCU DSNT E T02830211 53003

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Nowcast | as of 8:48 am EDT on May 30, 2015

There has been little change in the easterly wind flow pattern... except that speeds have eased slightly. Low level moisture has been increasing...so there are more Atlantic cloud lines producing isolated showers. There will be a chance of showers across the area this morning. Daytime heating may lead to a few lightning storms over the interior this afternoon. The main weather hazard will continue to be rip currents. The surf zone will look more inviting than previous days due to less wind chop on the ocean. However a 9 to 10 second swell around 3 feet will continue to generate dangerous rip currents. Low tide is around noon...and the greatest seaward pull of rip currents should occur 3 hours either side of low tide. Crowds are not expected to be as great as last weekend...when lifeguards had to save hundreds of ocean bathers. But rip currents should be just as strong. If you know someone going to the beach...make sure they are aware of ocean hazards...especially rip currents. Swim only near a lifeguard and heed their advice. Never swim alone in the ocean. Additional details...including graphics are available online at: http://www.Srh.NOAA.Gov/mlb/blog.Php

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Statement as of 4:24 AM EDT on May 30, 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 for east
central Florida beaches.

* Timing... a high risk of rip currents is in effect today. The
greatest seaward pull from rip currents will occur around the
time of low tide in the late morning and early afternoon.

* Impacts... strong life threatening rip currents will cause
hazardous swimming conditions at east central Florida beaches
today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
signs. Remember to always swim near a lifeguard.

If you become caught in a rip current... never attempt to swim
directly against it... as you will tire quickly. Instead... tread
water and then swim at an angle away from the current. Then once
out of the current... swim directly back toward the beach.



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