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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
956 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Apalachicola River near Blountstown affecting Calhoun...Franklin...
  Gulf and Liberty Counties



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

&&

FLC013-037-045-077-121456-
/O.EXT.KTAE.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160215T1600Z/
/BLOF1.1.ER.160120T2345Z.160207T1145Z.160215T0600Z.NO/
856 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  the Apalachicola River near Blountstown.
* Until Monday morning.
* At  8:15 AM Thursday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Monday morning.
* Impact: At 19.0 feet: Minor lowland flooding will occur at Douglas
  Landing and Willis Landing Campgrounds. The 19.0 ft level at
  Blountstown may at times not be representative of river levels in
  these areas due to tidal effects, winds, or local rainfall and
  should be used with caution.

&&

LAT...LON 3061 8498 3007 8520 2972 8505 2980 8490 3009 8508 3061 8490


$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
219 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016


AMZ470-472-474-121100-
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0015.160212T1100Z-160213T2100Z/
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
219 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
4 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 KNOTS FRIDAY...BECOMING WEST FRIDAY NIGHT
  AND NORTH SATURDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8
  FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
212 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL
OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ470-472-474-120500-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
212 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
452 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

FLZ050-151-120100-
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-
452 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN A HIGH
  RISK OF FREQUENT DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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 GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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