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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
233 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE WALTON AND BAY COUNTY
BEACHES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

FLZ108-112-300900-
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-170501T1000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-
233 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017 /133 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* SURF HEIGHTS...2 TO 4 FEET TODAY INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET ON
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR...AS WELL AS IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES AND PIERS.

HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS...AND SIGNS
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT SWIM
AGAINST IT. FACE THE SHORE AND SIGNAL FOR HELP. FLOAT OR TREAD
WATER UNTIL THE CURRENT ENDS OR UNTIL RESCUED.

&&

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