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Rip Tide Statement
Issued: 9:51 PM Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves
building up to 7 feet. For the High Rip Current Risk,
dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Martin, Coastal Volusia, Northern Brevard, Southern
Brevard, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 4 PM EST Saturday.
For the High Rip Current Risk, through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The next high tide cycles along the east
central Florida coast will occur around 200 AM Saturday morning
and between 200 PM and 230 PM Saturday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

High surf will affect the beaches in the advisory area, producing
localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.
Swimmers should remain out of the water due to large breaking
waves and dangerous surf conditions.

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.

&&

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 7:56 PM Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...East winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt tonight
becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots Saturday. Seas 6 to 9 feet
expected.

* WHERE...Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Wind and wave conditions will be hazardous for small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:15 AM Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Northeast winds increasing to around 20 mph with gusts up
to 30 mph expected, especially over the coastal counties.

* WHERE...Inland Volusia, Northern Lake, Orange, Seminole,
Southern Brevard, Osceola, Indian River, Okeechobee, St.
Lucie, Martin, Coastal Volusia, Southern Lake and Northern
Brevard Counties.

* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will
create hazardous conditions for small craft.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on area lakes should use extra caution since strong winds
and rough waves can overturn small craft.

&&

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 9:51 PM Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves
building up to 7 feet. For the High Rip Current Risk,
dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Martin, Coastal Volusia, Northern Brevard, Southern
Brevard, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 4 PM EST Saturday.
For the High Rip Current Risk, through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The next high tide cycles along the east
central Florida coast will occur around 200 AM Saturday morning
and between 200 PM and 230 PM Saturday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

High surf will affect the beaches in the advisory area, producing
localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.
Swimmers should remain out of the water due to large breaking
waves and dangerous surf conditions.

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.

&&

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