Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
318 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...LOWER TEXAS TIDES RUNNING ABOVE PREDICTED LEVELS...

.A PERSISTENT AND STRONG NORTHEAST WIND FLOW OVER THE LOWER TEXAS
GULF WATERS WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH WATER HIGH UP ONTO THE AREAS
BEACHES THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH A HIGH
TIDE LATER THIS EVENING TO KEEP THE WATER UP CLOSE TO THE DUNES ON
THE AREA BEACHES.

TXZ251-256-257-050600-
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KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
318 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SEA WATER WILL RUN UP ON THE AREA BEACHES TONIGHT...

* COASTAL FLOODING...SEA WATER WILL RUN UP THE BEACH THIS
  EVENING...AND MAY REACH OR OVERWASH INTO THE DUNES AT SOME
  LOCATIONS. TIDAL MEASUREMENTS ARE RUNNING ABOUT A FOOT AND A
  HALF ABOVE PREDICTED LEVELS.

* TIMING...THE NEXT HIGH TIDE WILL BE AT 830 PM.

* IMPACTS...WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF THE AREAS BEACHES. UMBRELLAS
  AND TRASH CANS NOT STOWED BEHIND THE DUNES COULD FLOAT AWAY AND
  DRIVING WILL REMAIN DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE BETWEEN THE NORTH
  PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS POINTS TO THE MANSFIELD JETTY. RIP CURRENTS
  AND HIGH SURF WILL MAKE SWIMMING DIFFICULT FOR ALL BUT THE MOST
  EXPERIENCED SURFERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

VEHICLES...EXCEPT FOR THOSE WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE AND HIGH WHEEL
BASES...WILL BE DIFFICULT TO DRIVE ON THE BEACH. UMBRELLAS...
BEACH CHAIRS...TRASH CANS...AND OTHER ITEMS SHOULD REMAIN STOWED
BEHIND THE DUNES.

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