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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
201 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS PERSIST ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ACROSS COASTAL ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST
FLORIDA...

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-010300-
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MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
201 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT MONDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* COASTAL FLOODING...2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL ESPECIALLY
  NEAR HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SURF HEIGHTS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. THE GREATEST
  THREAT FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
  DURING HIGH TIDE...PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE TYPICAL FLOOD PRONE
  LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND MOBILE BAY.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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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MOBILE CENTRAL-BALDWIN CENTRAL-
201 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
MONDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL ESPECIALLY
  AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE GREATEST THREAT FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL
  OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON DURING HIGH TIDE...PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE
  TYPICAL FLOOD PRONE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND MOBILE BAY...
  INCLUDING THE LOWEST LYING PORTIONS OF THE HIGHWAY 90 CAUSEWAY.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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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