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Coastal Flood Advisory

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL 320 AM EDT FRI OCT 6 2017 FLZ168-172-173-061530- /O.EXT.KMFL.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171007T1800Z/ /O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0034.000000T0000Z-171007T0000Z/ COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE- 320 AM EDT FRI OCT 6 2017 ...coastal flood advisory now in effect until 2 PM EDT saturday... ...high rip current risk remains in effect through this evening... * coastal flooding, likely flooding of coastal roads, parking lots, and docks in vulnerable areas during the times of high tide. the high tides today will be between 830 and 10 am, tonight between 9 and 1030 pm, and saturday morning between 930 and 11 am. * timing, coastal flooding at high tide through at least saturday morning. * impacts, strong rip currents are forecast to occur along the atlantic beaches, 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. 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. a coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. &&