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Weather alert: Gusty winds, rip-current advisory giving way to a nicer workweek

The palms were swaying and the skies were gray on Sunday morning in West Miami-Dade.
The palms were swaying and the skies were gray on Sunday morning in West Miami-Dade. Miami Herald Staff

South Florida is under a rip-current advisory until 8 a.m. Monday.

That’s the bad news.

The good news: The winds will be calmer and the rain chance will decrease on Monday and through the workweek.

On Sunday, forecasters warned of “life-threatening” rip currents across South Florida’s Atlantic coast. It was also a bad hair day, with wind gusts of up to 25 mph with spurts of rain here and there.

The advisories, breeze and gloom with lighten on Monday. Forecasters expect isolated showers to start the workweek, a 20 percent chance of rain and winds of 11-14 mph.

The rain chance will decrease on Tuesday, with mostly sunny conditions and dry conditions in the forecast, according to the weather service.

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