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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
955 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THROUGH
TUESDAY...

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TUESDAY...

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KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
955 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT
TUESDAY. A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA
  LEVEL AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AND AGAIN TUESDAY.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE OCCURS BETWEEN 10 PM AND 4 AM ON THE GULF
  COAST AND A FEW HOURS LATER ON THE BACK BAYS. HIGH TIDE WILL
  OCCUR AGAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...WHEN WATER LEVELS
  REACH 1 AND 3/4 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...TWO THIRDS OF THE
  BEACH ARE UNDER WATER. AT 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...
  SEVERAL BEACH ACCESS ROADS BECOME FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING
  ALONG AREA BEACHES MAY OCCUR. STEADY PERIODS OF WATER AT THE
  DUNES MAY OCCUR. WATER MAY FLOOD PORTIONS OF LAGUNA SHORES
  DRIVE IN FLOUR BLUFF. NORTH BEACH MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR
  FLOODING. RIP CURRENTS WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR
  EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS. RIP CURRENTS WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS FOR EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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SAN PATRICIO-
955 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT
TUESDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS 1.5 TO 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA
  LEVEL AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AND AGAIN TUESDAY.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE OCCURS BETWEEN 10 PM AND 4 AM ON THE GULF
  COAST AND A FEW HOURS LATER ON THE BACK BAYS. HIGH TIDE WILL
  OCCUR AGAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...WHEN WATER LEVELS
  REACH 1 AND 3/4 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...TWO THIRDS OF THE
  BEACH ARE UNDER WATER. AT 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL... SEVERAL
  BEACH ACCESS ROADS BECOME FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING ALONG AREA
  BEACHES MAY OCCUR. STEADY PERIODS OF WATER AT THE DUNES MAY
  OCCUR. NORTH BEACH MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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