WARNING: The National Weather Service is warning us at the Jersey Shore to stay out of the water for now. The strong rip currents and winds are to be taken seriously for the rest of this weekend.

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Experts are strongly discouraging surfers or swimmers at this time. If you are caught up in a rip current, relax and float...you'll want to swim parallel to the current to release yourself from it as soon as possible, if you are not a strong enough swimmer to do that wait until it spits you out and then swim to the side and back to shore. It is important that you don't fight the current.

Here is the latest as the storm moves west:

Tonight: Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday: Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Sunday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 a.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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