712  
WHUS42 KJAX 090654  
CFWJAX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
254 AM EDT THU MAY 9 2019  
 
FLZ124-125-133-138-100100-  
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0010.190509T0654Z-190510T0100Z/  
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COASTAL ST. JOHNS-COASTAL FLAGLER-  
254 AM EDT THU MAY 9 2019  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NORTHEAST FLORIDA COAST
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH  
RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES, INCLUDING FROM FERNANDINA  
BEACH TO FLAGLER BEACH.  
 
* SURF...BREAKERS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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