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WHUS44 KMOB 172017
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
217 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SLIGHTLY INCREASED ONSHORE FLOW AND AN INCREASED SWELL WILL
RESULT IN A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ALABAMA AND
NORTHWEST FLORIDA BEACHES THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF A SLIGHTLY INCREASED SOUTHERLY ONSHORE FLOW
AND A MORE INCREASED SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL RESULT IN A HIGH RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-180000-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T0000Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
217 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.  RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF.  SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.  DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE.  IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE... FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  IF TIRED...
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

&&

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