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Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:42 AM EDT Sep. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory now in effect until 8 PM EDT
Wednesday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...


* coastal flooding... minor flooding will continue along portions
of the St Johns River and its tributaries from Jacksonville
southward around the times of high tide. South of Palatka...
toward Welaka and the Ocklawaha river basin... minor to near
moderate river flooding will continue around times of high Tide.
Water levels will be slow to recede within the St Johns River
basin.

* Timing... minor to moderate flooding will continue through
Wednesday... peaking around the times of high tide.

* Impacts... elevated tide levels will cause minor flooding of low
areas along the St Johns River and its tributaries which will
flood... mainly Parks... campgrounds... .normally flood prone
roadways and some docks and boat ramps. At East Coast beaches
there will be a high risk of rip currents today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and/or tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

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.







Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:42 AM EDT Sep. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory now in effect until 8 PM EDT
Wednesday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...


* coastal flooding... minor flooding will continue along portions
of the St Johns River and its tributaries from Jacksonville
southward around the times of high tide. South of Palatka...
toward Welaka and the Ocklawaha river basin... minor to near
moderate river flooding will continue around times of high Tide.
Water levels will be slow to recede within the St Johns River
basin.

* Timing... minor to moderate flooding will continue through
Wednesday... peaking around the times of high tide.

* Impacts... elevated tide levels will cause minor flooding of low
areas along the St Johns River and its tributaries which will
flood... mainly Parks... campgrounds... .normally flood prone
roadways and some docks and boat ramps. At East Coast beaches
there will be a high risk of rip currents today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and/or tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

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.