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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
710 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...THE RIP CURRENT THREAT ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST HAS LOWERED
TO MODERATE...

.WIND DRIVEN WAVES AND LONG PERIOD SWELLS OFFSHORE THE LOWER TEXAS
COAST HAVE SUBSIDED AND THERE IS NO LONGER A HIGH THREAT OF RIP
CURRENTS ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. THE THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS
REMAINS AT MODERATE LEVELS THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

TXZ251-256-257-300115-
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KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
710 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS EXPIRED...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A MODERATE 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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