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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:27 AM EDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... High rip current risk in effect through this evening...
... High surf advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 am
EDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 am EDT
Friday. A high rip current risk has also been issued. This high
rip current risk is in effect through this evening.

* Waves and surf... building surf will reach 5 to 7 feet along the
coast by mid to late afternoon into this evening and the
pounding waves will continue along the East Coast beaches
tonight. An east northeast swell will also produce a high risk for
rip currents.

* Timing... high surf will develop by mid afternoon into tonight.
There will be a high risk for rip currents today.

* Impacts... large and pounding surf can knock you down or push you
off a sandbar and into deeper water making you susceptible to
being pulled out by a rip current.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

There is a high risk of rip currents today. 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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip
current.



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Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:18 AM EDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening.

* Winds... northeast winds will increase to 20 mph and gusty this
afternoon. Wind gusts up to 30 mph are expected.

* Impacts... bodies of water will be rough in open areas and
boating conditions will be hazardous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.



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Special Statement

Statement as of 12:16 PM EDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Lucie...
northeastern Okeechobee and southwestern Indian River counties until
100 PM EDT...

At 1215 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Blue Cypress Lake, moving south at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Fort Drum.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2743 8097 2764 8088 2764 8087 2766 8087
      2772 8085 2765 8060 2738 8064
time... Mot... loc 1615z 011deg 18kt 2763 8078


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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:27 AM EDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... High rip current risk in effect through this evening...
... High surf advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 am
EDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 am EDT
Friday. A high rip current risk has also been issued. This high
rip current risk is in effect through this evening.

* Waves and surf... building surf will reach 5 to 7 feet along the
coast by mid to late afternoon into this evening and the
pounding waves will continue along the East Coast beaches
tonight. An east northeast swell will also produce a high risk for
rip currents.

* Timing... high surf will develop by mid afternoon into tonight.
There will be a high risk for rip currents today.

* Impacts... large and pounding surf can knock you down or push you
off a sandbar and into deeper water making you susceptible to
being pulled out by a rip current.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

There is a high risk of rip currents today. 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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip
current.



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