Weather Alerts

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
EVENING...

* 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
currents.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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