Weather Alerts for Northern Brevard County

Issued by the National Weather Service

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

Areas Affected:
Coastal Volusia - Indian River - Martin - Northern Brevard County - Southern Brevard County - St. Lucie
Effective: Wed, 11/13 7:00am Updated: Wed, 11/13 7:50pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/13 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SEAS AND SURF WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD TODAY BEHIND A STRONG
COLD FRONT AND NORTHERLY WIND SURGE...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
EST THIS EVENING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a High Surf
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 AM this morning to 10 PM this
evening. A Beach Hazards Statement has also been issued for rough
pounding surf, numerous strong Rip Currents and a swift southward
flowing long shore current, from 7 AM this morning through 7 PM
this evening.
* WAVES AND SURF...Large breaking waves of 5 to 7 feet combining
with higher than normal astronomical tides will produce
dangerous surf conditions and minor beach erosion around the
times of next two high tides.
* TIMING...The risk of beach erosion will occur around the times
of the next two high tides, about 800 AM this morning and again
around 830 PM this evening. Numerous strong Rip Currents and a
strong southward flowing long shore current will be present all
day, with rips being the strongest between 11 AM and 5 PM.
* LOCATION...All of the each central Florida beaches from Flagler
Beach to Jupiter Inlet.
* IMPACTS...Wave runup and minor beach erosion is possible during
times of high tide. Rough surf can knock you down and make you
more susceptible to being caught in the seaward pull of a Rip
Current. Entering the water is not recommended today.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
potentially life-threatening swimming conditions.