Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
247 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE WALTON COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH
TONIGHT...

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE WALTON AND BAY
COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH NIGHT...

FLZ108-011000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.SU.Y.0004.170430T0647Z-170501T1000Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-170501T1000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
147 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT MONDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT MONDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF...AROUND 6 FEET.

* TIMING...INCREASING SURF THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...PEAKING
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH
  FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR...AS WELL AS IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES AND PIERS.

HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS...AND SIGNS
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT SWIM
AGAINST IT. FACE THE SHORE AND SIGNAL FOR HELP. FLOAT OR TREAD
WATER UNTIL THE CURRENT ENDS OR UNTIL RESCUED.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

FLZ112-011000-
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COASTAL BAY-
247 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* SURF HEIGHTS...3 TO 5 FEET.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH
  FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR...AS WELL AS IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES AND PIERS.

HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS...AND SIGNS
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT SWIM
AGAINST IT. FACE THE SHORE AND SIGNAL FOR HELP. FLOAT OR TREAD
WATER UNTIL THE CURRENT ENDS OR UNTIL RESCUED.

&&

$$

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