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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 6:24 PM Apr. 12, 2024 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30
knots and seas 4 to 7 feet expected.

* WHERE...Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm and Sebastian
Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 AM EDT Saturday.

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


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

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Rip Current Statement
Issued: 6:56 AM Apr. 12, 2024 – National Weather Service
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents and rough surf.

* WHERE...Coastal Indian River, Coastal Saint Lucie and Coastal
Martin Counties.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
from shore into deeper water.


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.

Entering the water is strongly discouraged. If caught in a rip
current, relax and float. Don't swim against the current. If able,
swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape,
face the shore and call or wave for help.

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