Rip Current Statement

Last Updated: 01:44 AM. Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 EST

Until 07:00 AM. Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

FLZ033-038-124-125-150000- /O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0021.000000T0000Z-171115T0000Z/ ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL- 140 AM EST TUE NOV 14 2017 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... * TIMING...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH TUESDAY ESPECIALLY DURING THE OUTGOING TIDE CYCLES. * IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE SURF ZONE AT NORTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES. ROUGH SURF WILL ALSO BE HAZARDOUS FOR ANY SWIMMER. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING. 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 AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGN. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Arielle Nixon