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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
952 AM CDT THU JUN 22 2017

...SWELL AND SURF CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE THIS MORNING...
...RIP CURRENT THREAT REMAINS HIGH TODAY...

.TROPICAL STORM CINDY HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED TO A DEPRESSION AND
CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT CONTINUES MOVING NORTH INTO EAST TEXAS.
SWELL AND SURF GENERATED BY THE TROPICAL CYCLONE WILL CONTINUE TO
SUBSIDE WITH MOST OF THE COASTAL HAZARDS ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. ONLY
THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL REMAIN AT A HIGH RISK THREAT FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE DAY.

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KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
952 AM CDT THU JUN 22 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS CANCELLED THE
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* TIMING...RIP CURRENT THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH 7 PM.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
  WILL OCCUR ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COASTAL BEACHES MAKING IT
  DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS.

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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