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  • Rip Current Statement

    Broward, FL

    319 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017

    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST ALONG
    THE ATLANTIC BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA, WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS
    FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

    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 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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