Southern Brevard County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:31 AM EDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the St. Johns River near Cocoa 9w.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

*At 16.7 feet, water covers yards... encroaches on homes and may enter
low lying homes along the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area.
*At 16.2 feet, water spreads up in yards and approaches homes along
the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area.



             Fld observed forecast 7 am EST/8 am EDT
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

St. Johns River
Cocoa 9w 16.2 17.0 Tue 09 am 16.9 16.8 16.6 16.5 16.4



Lat... Lon 2805 8072 2835 8080 2855 8090 2854 8099







Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:38 AM EDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect through this evening.

* Timing... long period swells generated by Hurricane Jose will
continue to generate dangerous rip currents along area beaches
today. The threat will be greatest after 11:00 am due to tidal
effects.

* Impacts... numerous rip currents will form along area beaches,
especially during the outgoing tides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of 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 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 until the current loses its
grip. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for
help.




Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:38 AM EDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect through this evening.

* Timing... long period swells generated by Hurricane Jose will
continue to generate dangerous rip currents along area beaches
today. The threat will be greatest after 11:00 am due to tidal
effects.

* Impacts... numerous rip currents will form along area beaches,
especially during the outgoing tides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of 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 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 until the current loses its
grip. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for
help.