Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
920 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.STRONG EAST AND SOUTHEAST WINDS OFFSHORE IN ASSOCIATION WITH A
LARGE STORM COMPLEX HAVE CAUSED A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WATER LEVELS
AND SURF ALONG AREA BEACHES. THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS
MAKING SWIMMING DANGEROUS. WATER LEVELS MAY APPROACH OR OVERWASH LOW
LYING COASTAL ROADS.

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920 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...OBSERVED WATER LEVELS BETWEEN 3.3 AND 4 FEET
  MLLW. WAVES ON TOP OF THIS WILL PUSH WATER EVEN FURTHER UP
  BEACHES.

* RIP CURRENTS...HIGH RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...WATER AND WAVE RUN UP MAY APPROACH OR OVERWASH LOW
  LYING COASTAL ROADS AND TO, OR OVER, DUNES AT HIGH TIDE. IN
  PARTICULAR, HIGHER RISK AREAS FOR PROBLEMS WILL BE THE BOLIVAR
  PENINSULA, WESTERN GALVESTON ISLAND, THE BLUE WATER HIGHWAY, AND
  SURFSIDE. STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND HIGH SURF WILL MAKE SWIMMING
  DANGEROUS AT AREA BEACHES. CHECK WITH A LIFEGUARD BEFORE
  ENTERING THE WATER.

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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