Rip Current Statement
Palm Beach, FL
840 PM EST Sat Feb 22 2020
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 8 to
10 feet this evening slowly decreasing to 7 to 11 feet by
Wednesday morning. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip
* WHERE...Coastal Palm Beach County.
* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 7 AM EST Sunday. For
the High Rip Current Risk, through Sunday evening.
* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.
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.