Dangerous rip currents pose a risk to FL swimmers

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - SEPTEMBER 13: People walk along the beach as they await the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 13, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected to arrive on Friday possibly as a category 2 storm along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Florence will reportedly bring long period swells to Florida’s east coast of 5 to 9 feet through Friday.

Dangerous rip currents pose a risk to swimmers in the wake of the category one storm.

Temperatures will remain high around 90 degrees with possible lowering ┬áto the upper 70s’.

CBS12 weather says there is 40% chance of showers and storms throughout the weekend.

For going to the beach and boating Friday: ” Wind: S 5-10 knots. Seas: 5 – 7 feet Palm Beach County, 6-9 feet Treasure Coast.”



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