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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1141 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.A LONG PERIOD ONSHORE SWELL AND A MODERATE TIDAL CYCLE WILL
MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE GULF
BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-270045-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0012.000000T0000Z-170427T1200Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
1141 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

* 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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