Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
954 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS TO
IMPACT AREA BEACHES THROUGH THE END OF THE END OF THE WEEK...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER THE SOUTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO IS BEGINNING
TO SEND HIGHER PERIOD SWELL INTO AREA BEACHES OVER THE CENTRAL GULF
COAST...RESULTING IN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY
RIP CURRENTS. POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-302300-
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0027.160830T1500Z-160903T0500Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
954 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

* 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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