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Rip Currents

(Source: CBS4)

Heavy Rain Possible Through Friday

Expect a wet and windy week ahead as plenty of deep tropical moisture builds in across South Florida Tuesday and over the next few days.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

Teen Who Died In Heavy Surf Identified

Authorities in Broward County has identified the 15-year-old boy who died Monday after he was pulled under the surf in a Hollywood state park.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

A 15-year-old boy drowned after a wave pulls him under the surf.  (Courtesy: Teri Hornstein)

Teen Dies After Being Pulled From Water In Hollywood Beach

Monday afternoon a 15-year old boy died after he was pulled from the surf in a Hollywood park.



Rip Currents Expected Through Holiday Weekend

Beach-going is a popular past-time on Memorial Day weekend but, according to the National Weather Service, swimmers should be aware of rip currents.



Risky Rip Currents Expected All Week Long

South Florida beachgoers should beware of dangerous rip currents because they’re expected all week long along the Atlantic Coast.

CBS Miami–04/30/2013


Warming Temps & Sunshine Expected This Weekend

Temperatures didn’t quite drop as far as we expected Friday morning, bottoming out in the low-to-mid 50′s around most of the area, with a few spots dropping to the upper 40′s.


Intense waves due to Hurricane Sandy off the coast of Broward on Oct. 25, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Beachgoers Told To Stay Out Of The Water Due To Sandy

South Florida beachgoers are being told to stay out of the water due to dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north.


Laura Rath, on vacation from the Netherlands, walks on the beach with her family as they are buffeted by high winds of the outer bands of Hurricane Sandy on October 25, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

When Wind & Rain Pass, It’ll Finally Feel Like Fall

Although South Florida’s weather has improved slightly in comparison to Thursday, a Tropical Storm Warning remains in place for the coast of South Florida and a Wind Advisory has been extended until 11:00 p.m. due to sustained winds ranging from 30 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph throughout the day.


(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

The Beach Is Great, The Water Not So Much

Whipping winds along the coastline will create the potential for deadly rip currents at the beach over the next day or so.


(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

Dangerous Rip Current Risk Expected Through Mid-Week

High gusty winds along the coastline will create the potential for deadly rip currents at the beach through midweek.