NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-FL125D10727368.RipCurrentStatement.125D108FD480FL.JAXCFWJAX.1d52046facee124a6840c4b6a3f022c1 w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov 2019-09-17T15:46:00-04:00 Actual Alert Public Alert for Coastal Duval; Coastal Flagler; Coastal St. Johns (Florida) Issued by the National Weather Service Met Rip Current Statement Expected Moderate Likely SAME 2019-09-17T15:46:00-04:00 2019-09-19T08:00:00-04:00 NWS Jacksonville (Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia) Rip Current Statement issued September 17 at 3:46PM EDT until September 19 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Jacksonville …HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING… …ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ALONG THE ST JOHNS AND ALONG PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA COAST… * LOCATIONS… Northeast Florida Beaches, from Talbot Island to Flagler Beach. * TIDAL DEPARTURE…Up to 1 to 1.5 feet above predicted astronomical tide mainly along the St Johns River and Intracoastal waterways. Above normal water levels may continue the next few days. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS…Low lying roads and flood prone areas may see minor flooding. * SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK…Life-threatening rip currents are expected as strong north to northeast winds continue and high swells continue. Surf will be rough and dangerous with breaker heights around 5 feet. Minor beach erosion is possible. * SHORELINE IMPACTS… * TIMING… There is a High Risk of rip currents. 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 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. WMOHEADER UGC FLZ125-133-138 VTEC /O.CON.KJAX.CF.S.0005.000000T0000Z-190918T1200Z/ /O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-190919T1200Z/ TIME…MOT…LOC

Coastal Duval; Coastal Flagler; Coastal St. Johns FIPS6 012031 FIPS6 012035 FIPS6 012109 UGC FLZ125 UGC FLZ133 UGC FLZ138

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