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Weather

Weather Alert

3m
  • Palm Beach
  • Rip Current Statement until 10:00 AM (EST) Wednesday, March 1, 2017
  • Rip Current Statement until 10:00 AM (EST) Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Rip Current Statement

until 10:00 AM (EST) Wednesday, March 1, 2017

COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
341 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST ALONG
THE ATLANTIC BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA, WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS
FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

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 GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

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
CURRENT.






Rip Current Statement

until 10:00 AM (EST) Wednesday, March 1, 2017

COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
341 AM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST ALONG
THE ATLANTIC BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA, WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS
FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

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 GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

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
CURRENT.






Today:

Mon, Feb 27 47m

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

76 °
Feels like 76°
High: 81 | Low: 69
Chance of rain: 20%
Wind: E at 17 mph

Day: Sunshine and clouds mixed. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 81F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Cloudy with showers. Low 69F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Details

Sunrise 6:46 AM
Pressure 30.22 in.
Dew Point 64°
Visibility 10 mi.
Sunset 6:20 PM
Humidity 67%
Precipitation 0.0 in.
UV Index 7 (High)

Weekend

Fri 3/3
High: 79 | Low: 67
Sat 3/4
High: 75 | Low: 67
Sun 3/5
High: 77 | Low: 65

Hour-By-Hour:

Mon, Feb 27 10m
10 AM
80°
Rain 20%
11 AM
79°
Rain 20%
12 PM
80°
Rain 20%
1 PM
81°
Rain 20%
10 AM 80°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
11 AM 79°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
12 PM 80°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
1 PM 81°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
2 PM 81°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
3 PM 80°
Mostly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
4 PM 80°
Mostly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
5 PM 78°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
6 PM 77°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
7 PM 76°
Partly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
8 PM 76°
Mostly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
9 PM 75°
Mostly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
10 PM 74°
Mostly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%
11 PM 74°
Showers
Chance of rain 50%
Tue, Feb 28
12 AM 73°
Showers
Chance of rain 40%
1 AM 73°
Showers
Chance of rain 50%
2 AM 73°
Showers
Chance of rain 50%
3 AM 72°
Showers
Chance of rain 50%
4 AM 72°
Showers
Chance of rain 40%
5 AM 71°
Mostly Cloudy
Chance of rain 20%

Tomorrow:

Tue, Feb 28 1h
H 82° L 69°
Chance of rain: 20%

Day: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 82F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph.

Night: Clear skies with a few passing clouds. Low 69F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.

Details

Sunrise 6:45 AM
Sunset 6:21 PM
Humidity 72%
UV Index 8 (Very High)

5-Day Forecast

1h
Monday
February 27
H 81° L 69°
Partly Cloudy
20%
Chance of rain
Tuesday
February 28
H 82° L 69°
Partly Cloudy
20%
Chance of rain
Wednesday
March 1
H 83° L 66°
AM Showers
40%
Chance of rain
Thursday
March 2
H 85° L 67°
PM Showers
60%
Chance of rain
Friday
March 3
H 79° L 67°
Showers
70%
Chance of rain