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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1152 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT ALONG THE ALABAMA AND
NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE BEACHES TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-220200-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
1152 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.  RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF.  SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.  DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE.  IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE... FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  IF TIRED...
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

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