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FL WFO JACKSONVILLE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 3:40 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 03:40:45-05

WFO JACKSONVILLE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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WIND ADVISORY

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Jacksonville FL

335 AM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EST

THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Wind

Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM EST

this evening.

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts near 35 to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Minor damage to small trees, power lines, and property

are possible. Loose outdoor objects will blow around. Boating on

the intracoastal waters is not advised.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds greater than

25 mph are expected for at least an hour, with gusts of 35 to

57 mph at any time.

Minor damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible

with wind of this magnitude. Motorists in high profiles vehicles

are advised to use caution until the wind subsides. Strong winds

can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses, and down power

lines. Take precautions to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and

any other loose outdoor objects.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EST

THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Wind

Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM EST

this evening.

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts near 35 to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Minor damage to small trees, power lines, and property

are possible. Loose outdoor objects will blow around. Boating on

the intracoastal waters is not advised.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds greater than

25 mph are expected for at least an hour, with gusts of 35 to

57 mph at any time.

Minor damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible

with wind of this magnitude. Motorists in high profiles vehicles

are advised to use caution until the wind subsides. Strong winds

can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses, and down power

lines. Take precautions to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and

any other loose outdoor objects.

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High

Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EST this morning

through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal

locations.

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

Intracoastal Waterway, St Johns River, and adjacent estuaries

around high tide this morning at high tide around the 6 AM to 11

AM period. Low lying roads, boat ramps and some parking lots

will be impacted by high tidal levels. Higher than normal water

levels may exist again for Wednesday morning's high tide.

* 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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