... Beach hazards statement in effect through this evening...
The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a beach
hazards statement for rough surf which is in effect through this
* Hazards... increasing east winds will produce rough surf along
with rip currents at the beaches today.
* Timing... expect rough surf and rip currents through this
* Location... Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, Saint Lucie and
* Potential impacts... rough pounding surf. Life threatening rip
currents are possible.
Rough surf can often be more dangerous than it appears while
standing on the beach. Heavy breaking waves can knock you off a
sandbar into deeper water or into a rip current. Swim near a
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Issued: 3:37 AM EDT Oct. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service