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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
247 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK ACROSS PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND BEACHES
TODAY...


FLZ108-112-114-115-070000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0107.161206T1400Z-161207T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
247 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 /147 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR...AS WELL AS IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES AND PIERS.

HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS...AND SIGNS
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT SWIM
AGAINST IT. FACE THE SHORE AND SIGNAL FOR HELP. FLOAT OR TREAD
WATER UNTIL THE CURRENT ENDS OR UNTIL RESCUED.

&&

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