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    Miami-Dade

    Miami-Dade

    Rip Current Statement thru until 12:00 AM (EDT) Monday, March 27, 2017


    COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
    302 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

    TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY 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...

    THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF 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...BEACH PATROL
    FLAGS AND SIGNS.

    IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
    CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
    HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
    SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
    SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

    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.






    Today:   Fri, Mar 24

    12m
    Miami, FL   33125
    74
    Feels like 74
    High: 76 | Low: 69
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Wind: NE at 12 mph

    Day: Windy with scattered thunderstorms. High 76F. Winds ENE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

    Tonight: Scattered thunderstorms early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low 69F. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

    Details
    Sunrise 7:20 AM
    Pressure 30.27 in.
    Dew Point 62
    Visibility 10 mi.
       
    Sunset 7:34 PM
    Humidity 66%
    Precipitation 0.1 in.
    UV Index 9

    Hour-By-Hour:   Fri, Mar 24

    44s
    12 PM
    76
    Rain 40%
    1 PM
    75
    Rain 40%
    2 PM
    75
    Rain 30%
    3 PM
    76
    Rain 30%
    12 PM 76 Scattered Thunderstorms / Wind Chance of rain 40%
    1 PM 75 Scattered Thunderstorms / Wind Chance of rain 40%
    2 PM 75 Isolated Thunderstorms / Wind Chance of rain 30%
    3 PM 76 Isolated Thunderstorms / Wind Chance of rain 30%
    4 PM 75 Mostly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    5 PM 75 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    6 PM 74 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    7 PM 73 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    8 PM 72 Mostly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    9 PM 72 Scattered Thunderstorms Chance of rain 40%
    10 PM 72 Mostly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    11 PM 72 Mostly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    Sat, Mar 25
    12 AM 72 Few Showers Chance of rain 30%
    1 AM 72 Few Showers Chance of rain 30%
    2 AM 71 Mostly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    3 AM 71 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    4 AM 71 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 10%
    5 AM 70 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 20%
    6 AM 70 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 10%
    7 AM 70 Partly Cloudy Chance of rain 10%

    Tomorrow:   Sat, Mar 25

    55m
    H 78
    L 68
    Chance of rain: 20%

    Day: Partly cloudy. High 78F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.

    Night: A few clouds. Low 68F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

    Details
    Sunrise 7:19 AM
    Sunset 7:34 PM
    Humidity 62%
    UV Index 10

    5-Day Forecast

    55m
    Friday
    March 24
    Fri March 24
    H 76
    L 69
    Scattered Thunderstorms / Wind
    50%
    Chance of rain
    Saturday
    March 25
    Sat March 25
    H 78
    L 68
    Partly Cloudy
    20%
    Chance of rain
    Sunday
    March 26
    Sun March 26
    H 79
    L 67
    Mostly Sunny
    20%
    Chance of rain
    Monday
    March 27
    Mon March 27
    H 79
    L 67
    Partly Cloudy
    20%
    Chance of rain
    Tuesday
    March 28
    Tue March 28
    H 80
    L 68
    Partly Cloudy
    20%
    Chance of rain