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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
514 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS TUESDAY EVENING ALONG THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND ST
GEORGE ISLAND BEACHES...

.PERSISTENT...RATHER STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL HELP
MAINTAIN STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS THAN NORMAL.

FLZ108-112-114-115-010000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0042.150630T1500Z-150701T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
514 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/
THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

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.

&&

$$

BARRY



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