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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
135 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...TIDES ARE RUNNING ABOVE PREDICTED...

.DUE TO AN EAST SWELL...TIDES WILL RUN ABOVE PREDICTED.

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KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
135 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SEA WATER WILL RUN UP THE BEACH...

* COASTAL FLOODING...SEA WATER WILL RUN UP THE BEACH THIS
  EVENING...AND MAY REACH OR OVERWASH INTO THE DUNES AT SOME
  LOCATIONS. TIDAL MEASUREMENTS ARE RUNNING ABOUT ONE FOOT ABOVE
  PREDICTED.

* TIMING...THE NEXT HIGH TIDE WILL BE AT 7 27 PM.

* IMPACTS...WATER WILL COVER PART OF THE BEACH. UMBRELLAS AND
  TRASH CANS NOT STOWED BEHIND THE DUNES COULD FLOAT AWAY AND
  DRIVING WILL REMAIN DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE BETWEEN THE NORTH
  PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS POINTS TO THE MANSFIELD JETTY. RIP CURRENTS
  AND HIGH SURF WILL MAKE SWIMMING DIFFICULT FOR ALL BUT THE MOST
  EXPERIENCED SURFERS.

* RIP CURRENTS...THE COMBINATION OF LARGER WAVES AND LONG PERIOD
  EASTERLY SWELL WILL MAINTAIN AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

POOR TO AVERAGE SWIMMERS SHOULD REMAIN IN WATER AT KNEE DEEP OR
LESS. BEACH WALKERS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO FAST RUN UP WHICH CAN
KNOCK SOME PEOPLE OFF THEIR FEET.

VEHICLES...EXCEPT FOR THOSE WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE AND HIGH WHEEL
BASES...WILL BE DIFFICULT TO DRIVE ON THE BEACH. UMBRELLAS...
BEACH CHAIRS...TRASH CANS...AND OTHER ITEMS SHOULD REMAIN STOWED
BEHIND THE DUNES.

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