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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
522 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK EXTENDED THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR AREA
BEACHES...

.WINDS AND SWELL WILL SETTLE TODAY...THEN REBUILD TONIGHT AS AN
UPPER SYSTEM PASSES OVER THE AREA. ANOTHER SYSTEM PASSING TUESDAY
INTO TUESDAY NIGHT WILL MAINTAIN THE MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE
FLOW...WITH A SHIFT IN DIRECTION FROM GENERALLY SOUTHEAST TO
SOUTHWEST.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-221830-
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MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
522 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* SURF...2 TO 4 FEET.

* TIMING...EASING TO MODERATE TODAY...THEN INCREASING TO HIGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE,
FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR
TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

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