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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
635 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE WALTON AND BAY COUNTY
BEACHES THROUGH AT LEAST LATE TONIGHT...

FLZ108-112-290900-
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-170429T0900Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-
635 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017 /535 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* SURF HEIGHTS...2 TO 4 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 12 TO 18 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR...AS WELL AS IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES AND PIERS.

HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS...AND SIGNS
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT SWIM
AGAINST IT. FACE THE SHORE AND SIGNAL FOR HELP. FLOAT OR TREAD
WATER UNTIL THE CURRENT ENDS OR UNTIL RESCUED.

&&

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