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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1110 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AT BAY AND FRANKLIN COUNTY
BEACHES...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL CONTINUE...CAUSING A FEW
MORE RIP CURRENTS THAN NORMAL.

FLZ112-115-040300-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0045.150703T1510Z-150704T0300Z/
COASTAL BAY-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1110 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

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