As Tropical Storm Beryl approaches Northeast Florida, the rough surf is reaching as far south as Daytona Beach (Sunday video). The Sunday morning SERT (State Emergency Response Team) forecast calls for wave heights up to 14 feet offshore and near 10 feet close to the coast. There is a high risk for rip currents through Monday from Nassau County through Palm Beach County.
Tropical Storm Beryl causing hazardous surf conditions
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