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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
209 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG THE ALABAMA AND
WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE BEACHES THROUGH TODAY...

.ALTHOUGH A MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW ALONG THE COASTAL BEACHES OF
ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE HAS WEAKENED SLIGHTLY...A
HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS LOOKS TO PERSIST THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-272300-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0021.000000T0000Z-160727T2300Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
209 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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. IF
YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP.  REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP.  IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL
TO SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE.  DO NOT ATTEMPT
TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

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