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Rip Tide Statement
Issued: 3:00 PM Dec. 12, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Palm Beach County.

* WHEN...Through Friday evening.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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 groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Swim near a lifeguard. 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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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:05 PM Dec. 12, 2019 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 8 feet by this evening.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL
out 20 NM and Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL
from 20 to 60 NM excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 4 AM EST Friday.

* 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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