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WHUS42 KTAE 031452
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
952 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE BEACHES OF FRANKLIN
COUNTY INCLUDING SAINT GEOGE ISLAND...


FLZ115-032300-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0104.161203T1500Z-161203T2300Z/
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
952 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS

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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