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St. Johns-Flagler-Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal Glynn-
309 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
* IMPACTS...Wind and wave conditions support the development of
very strong rip currents. These rip currents will be life
threatening to anyone who enters the surf.
There is a High Risk of life threatening rip currents.
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