Weather Alerts for Southern Brevard County

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Coastal Volusia - Indian River - Martin - Northern Brevard County - Southern Brevard County - St. Lucie
Effective: Fri, 1/17 10:00am Updated: Fri, 1/17 8:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 1/18 4:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1000 AM THIS MORNING
TO 400 PM SATURDAY...
* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves building
up to 7 feet today. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip
currents.
* WHERE...Southern Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin,
Coastal Volusia and Northern Brevard Counties.
* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 1000 AM this morning to
400 PM Saturday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through
Saturday evening.
* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The next high tide cycles along the east
central Florida coast will occur between 100 PM and 130 PM this
afternoon around 200 AM Saturday morning, and between 200 PM
and 230 PM Saturday afternoon.
While numerous, strong rip currents will be present for the
next two days, the threat will be highest today through 1000 AM,
this afternoon after 400 PM, Saturday morning between 500 AM and
1100 AM, and in the afternoon after 500 PM due to tidal effects.

Information:
High surf will affect the beaches in the advisory area, producing
localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.
Swimmers should remain out of the water due to large breaking
waves and dangerous surf conditions.
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 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.

Lake Wind Advisory  LAKE WIND ADVISORY   Lake Wind Advisory
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Coastal Volusia - Indian River - Inland Volusia - Martin - Northern Brevard County - Northern Lake County - Okeechobee - Orange - Osceola - Seminole - Southern Brevard County - Southern Lake County - St. Lucie
Effective: Fri, 1/17 9:00am Updated: Fri, 1/17 8:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/17 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Northeast winds increasing to around 20 mph with gusts up
to 30 mph expected, especially over the coastal counties.
* WHERE...Inland Volusia, Northern Lake, Orange, Seminole,
Southern Brevard, Osceola, Indian River, Okeechobee, St.
Lucie, Martin, Coastal Volusia, Southern Lake and Northern
Brevard Counties.
* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM this evening.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will
create hazardous conditions for small craft.

Information:
Boaters on area lakes should use extra caution since strong winds
and rough waves can overturn small craft.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Coastal Volusia - Indian River - Martin - Northern Brevard County - Southern Brevard County - St. Lucie
Effective: Fri, 1/17 4:46am Updated: Fri, 1/17 8:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 1/18 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1000 AM THIS MORNING
TO 400 PM SATURDAY...
* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves building
up to 7 feet today. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip
currents.
* WHERE...Southern Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin,
Coastal Volusia and Northern Brevard Counties.
* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 1000 AM this morning to
400 PM Saturday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through
Saturday evening.
* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The next high tide cycles along the east
central Florida coast will occur between 100 PM and 130 PM this
afternoon around 200 AM Saturday morning, and between 200 PM
and 230 PM Saturday afternoon.
While numerous, strong rip currents will be present for the
next two days, the threat will be highest today through 1000 AM,
this afternoon after 400 PM, Saturday morning between 500 AM and
1100 AM, and in the afternoon after 500 PM due to tidal effects.

Information:
High surf will affect the beaches in the advisory area, producing
localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.
Swimmers should remain out of the water due to large breaking
waves and dangerous surf conditions.
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 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.