Boca Weather: Rip Currents, Lightning, Slick Roads

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect rain and wind throughout the day and a high of 75. Roads will be slick and the National Weather Service says the risk of rip currents is high for those beach-bound.

The early morning advisory:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

441 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-

140945-

LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-

COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-

COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-

WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM

20 NM TO 60 NM-

WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM

TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-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-

COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-

COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-

GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM

20 TO 60 NM-

441 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

…SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ALL SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS…

…HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENT FOR THE GULF BEACHES…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: STRONG WEST WINDS AND BUILDING HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL

CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING, MAKING DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS

POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS PERIOD.

THUNDERSTORMS: OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES ARE EXPECTED AS THE

FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA TODAY.

WIND: WEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS MARINE

CONDITIONS OVER SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY

CONTINUES IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

WAVES: SEAS WILL CONTINUE BUILDING ACROSS THE REGIONAL WATERS,

WITH SEAS TO NEAR 7 FEET POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND

NEAR 8 FEET ACROSS THE GULF WATERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN

EFFECT FOR ALL WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.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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