• Coastal Flood Advisory

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    FLZ124-125-133-138-GAZ154-166-150000- /O.CON.KJAX.CF.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180915T0000Z/ /O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0021.000000T0000Z-180915T0000Z/ Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler- Coastal Glynn-Coastal Camden- 341 AM EDT Fri Sep 14 2018 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... * SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Life-threatening rip currents are expected at northeast Florida and southeast Georgia beaches. Lifeguards have reported strong rip currents at area beaches. * COASTAL FLOODING...Minor tidal flooding potential around daily high tides. Minor beach erosion possible. Peak water levels expected Today. * Impacts...Minor tidal flooding may impact low lying areas, parks, beaches, campgrounds, boat ramps, and some docks around high tide. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. There is a High Risk of life threatening rip currents. 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. && $$

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