Northern Brevard County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:09 AM EDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the St. Johns River near Cocoa 9w.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

*At 16.7 feet, water covers yards... encroaches on homes and may enter
low lying homes along the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area.

             Fld observed forecast 7 am EST/8 am EDT
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

St. Johns River
Cocoa 9w 16.2 17.0 Wed 10 am 16.9 16.8 16.8 16.7 16.6

Lat... Lon 2805 8072 2835 8080 2855 8090 2854 8099

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 2:56 AM EDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect into this evening...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a beach
hazards statement for rough surf and dangerous rip currents,
which is in effect into this evening.

* Hazards... east winds and swell will create rough surf along
with rip currents in the surf zone.

* Timing... expect rough surf and rip currents through the day.

* Potential impacts... rough surf can 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 strong

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.