045  
WHUS42 KMLB 020841  
CFWMLB  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL  
341 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
FLZ141-154-159-164-447-747-030000-  
/O.CON.KMLB.RP.S.0031.000000T0000Z-221203T0000Z/  
COASTAL VOLUSIA-COASTAL INDIAN RIVER-COASTAL SAINT LUCIE-  
COASTAL MARTIN-NORTHERN BREVARD BARRIER ISLANDS-  
SOUTHERN BREVARD BARRIER ISLANDS-  
341 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND ROUGH SURF EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...COASTAL VOLUSIA, COASTAL INDIAN RIVER, COASTAL SAINT  
LUCIE, COASTAL MARTIN, NORTHERN BREVARD BARRIER ISLANDS AND  
SOUTHERN BREVARD BARRIER ISLANDS COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY  
FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 JETTIES AND  
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS, BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND  
SIGNS.  
 
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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