Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
424 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

FLZ047-054-059-064-141-147-070000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.BH.S.0003.150506T1200Z-150507T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
424 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ROUGH SURF WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT
THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* HAZARDS...ROUGH SURF IS EXPECTED. ALSO THERE WILL BE A MODERATE
  RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS AND A DEVELOPING LONGSHORE CURRENT THIS
  AFTERNOON. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...TODAY INTO EARLY EVENING.

* LOCATION...ALL EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS AT EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BEACHES. THERE WILL BE A RISK
  OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS AND ALSO A LONG
  SHORE CURRENT DEVELOPING ALONG THE COAST DURING THE LATE
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...ROUGH SURF AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

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