Extremely Strong Rip Currents Continue Off Boca Beaches

Tropical Storm Sean

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We’re not going to over-hype the weather — there’s no November Sweeps for websites. But as a public service: if you’re heading to the beach this afternoon or tonight, you may want to be a little more cautious than normal. The National Weather Service says the currents are still extremely strong as Tropical Storm Sean passes far off the coast — and remains no threat to anyone here.

Here’s the update from the National Weather Service:

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GLADES-HENDRY-INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-
INLAND COLLIER-INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-
METRO MIAMI DADE-MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE

…HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS, HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS ATLANTIC COAST…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: LINGERING NORTH SWELL OF 2 TO 4 FEET WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUSLY STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST BEACHES
OF MIAMI DADE, BROWARD, AND PALM BEACH COUNTIES THROUGH AT LEAST
LATE TONIGHT.

WAVES: SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET WILL PERSIST IN THE ATLANTIC WATERS
THIS MORNING, AND THEN SUBSIDE SLIGHTLY, BEFORE BUILDING AGAIN
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS IN THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS WILL
BUILD TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SEAS OF AT LEAST 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED IN THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS
FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. ALSO, SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET ARE EXPECTED
IN THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS FRIDAY.

THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY REMAIN ELEVATED ALONG THE
SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION…VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

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