Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1159 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK ENDING...

.WINDS HAVE WEAKENED SO THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL ALLOW TO BE
EXPIRED.

TXZ242-243-245-247-280600-
/O.EXP.KCRP.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160528T0500Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
1159 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

THE RIP CURRENT CONCERN HAS ENDED FOR TONIGHT, BUT A MODERATE TO
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS EXPECTED SATURDAY. STAY TUNED.

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 AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

GW



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