Monday afternoon a 15-year old boy died after he was pulled from the surf in a Hollywood park.
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.
South Florida beachgoers should beware of dangerous rip currents because they’re expected all week long along the Atlantic Coast.
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.
South Florida beachgoers are being told to stay out of the water due to dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north.
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.
Whipping winds along the coastline will create the potential for deadly rip currents at the beach over the next day or so.
High gusty winds along the coastline will create the potential for deadly rip currents at the beach through midweek.
If you’re going to escape the holiday shopping madness by going to the beach, your’re urged to use extreme caution due to dangerous rip currents.
If you’re going to escape the holiday shopping madness by going to the beach, you’re asked to use extreme caution due to dangerous rip currents.