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WHUS44 KMOB 222044
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
244 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ACROSS THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA
AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA...

.LONG PERIOD SWELL CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH TOWARD THE COAST. AS A
RESULT...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-231200-
/O.EXT.KMOB.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-150223T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
244 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

...RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS PERSISTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. 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.

&&

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PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM





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