Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
332 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND...

.A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW AND LARGE SEAS
WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE MEMORIAL
DAY WEEKEND ALONG GULF-FACING BEACHES...AS LONG PERIOD SWELLS
CONTINUE.

TXZ242>245-247-260200-
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-150526T0200Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
332 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH MID EVENING

* IMPACTS...WILL POSE A HAZARD TO EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS
  ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH 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 AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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