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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
959 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY AT WALTON... BAY...GULF AND
FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY ALONG PANHANDLE BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...

FLZ108-112-114-220900-
/O.CON.KTAE.SU.Y.0001.170122T0600Z-170124T0600Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-170124T0600Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017 /859 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT
CST/ SUNDAY TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY...

* TIMING...UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.

* SURF HEIGHTS...4-6 FEET INCREASING TO 6-8 FEET ON SUNDAY NIGHT.

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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

FLZ115-220900-
/O.EXA.KTAE.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-170124T0600Z/
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
959 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.

* SURF HEIGHTS...3 FEET TODAY INCREASING UP TO 5 FEET ON
  SATURDAY.

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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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