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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
159 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG THE GULF BEACHES
OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.A STRONG SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW COMBINED WITH INCREASING SWELL
HEIGHTS INTO THE SURF ZONE WILL LEAD TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
CURRENTS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-260300-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170326T0600Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
159 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

* 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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