National Weather Service Issues High Risk of Rip Currents Warning For Area Beaches

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East swells at east central Florida beaches will contribute to a High Risk of Rip Currents today. Strong rip currents will occur especially in the late morning and early afternoon around the time of low tide. Be aware of ocean hazards when you arrive at the beach and do not swim alone. If caught in a rip current swim parallel to the beach until out of the pull of the current and then swim back to shore. (NWS image)

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – East swells at east central Florida beaches will contribute to a high risk of rip currents on Friday.

Strong rip currents will occur especially in the late morning and early afternoon around the time of low tide.

Be aware of ocean hazards when you arrive at the beach and do not swim alone.

If caught in a rip current swim parallel to the beach until out of the pull of the current and then swim back to shore.

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