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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
300 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.A CONTINUED SOUTHERLY FLOW HAS CREATED A HIGH ONSHORE SWELL. THIS
SWELL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY BEFORE A FRONT MOVES
SOUTH ACROSS THE MARINE WATERS AREA MONDAY NIGHT...BRINGING AN
OFFSHORE WINDFLOW AND DIMINISHING THE ONSHORE SWELL.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-020400-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0017.000000T0000Z-160503T0000Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
300 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY 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. 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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