Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
523 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...TIDAL WATER EXPECTED TO REACH THE DUNES ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
BEACHES TONIGHT...

.EAST NORTHEAST SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH WATER HIGH UP ONTO
THE AREAS BEACHES TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THIS WILL
COMBINE WITH A MINOR HIGH TIDE LATER THIS EVENING TO KEEP THE
WATER UP CLOSE TO THE DUNES ON THE AREA BEACHES.

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523 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SEA WATER WILL RUN UP ON THE AREA BEACHES TONIGHT...

* MINOR COASTAL FLOODING MAY REACH OR OVERWASH INTO THE DUNES AT
  SOME LOCATIONS ON THE AREA BEACHES TONIGHT. TIDAL MEASUREMENTS
  ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING ABOUT ONE AND A HALF FEET ABOVE PREDICTED
  LEVELS.

* TIMING...THE NEXT MINOR HIGH TIDE WILL BE AT 9 35 PM THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WATER WILL COVER PART OF THE BEACH. UMBRELLAS AND
  TRASH CANS NOT STOWED BEHIND THE DUNES COULD FLOAT AWAY AND
  DRIVING WILL REMAIN DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE BETWEEN THE NORTH
  PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS POINTS TO THE PORT MANSFIELD JETTY. RIP
  CURRENTS AND HIGH SURF WILL MAKE SWIMMING DIFFICULT FOR ALL
  BUT THE MOST EXPERIENCED SURFERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

VEHICLES...EXCEPT FOR THOSE WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE AND HIGH WHEEL
BASES...WILL BE DIFFICULT TO DRIVE ON THE BEACH. UMBRELLAS...
BEACH CHAIRS...TRASH CANS...AND OTHER ITEMS SHOULD REMAIN STOWED
BEHIND THE DUNES.

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