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FL WFO JACKSONVILLE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 2:20 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 14:20:47-05

WFO JACKSONVILLE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY

Coastal Hazard Message

National Weather Service Jacksonville FL

216 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY EXTENDED THROUGH 11 AM WEDNESDAY...

.The combination of high astronomical tides and an onshore flow

will lead to some minor coastal flooding, at and near the time of

high tide, along the oceanfront, estuaries and St Johns River

between Mayport and Downtown.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS

EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding along the Atlantic Coast,

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River between Mayport and

Downtown, and adjacent estuaries around high tide Wednesday

morning. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots will

be impacted by high tidal levels.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Very rough surf developing with a

high risk of rip currents today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides

will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.

Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the

shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave

for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip

current.

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