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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.HIGH SWELLS WITH LONG PERIODS WILL PUSH TOWARD THE GULF FACING
TEXAS BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST TODAY AND THIS EVENING.
AS A RESULT...THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE HIGH..

TXZ242-243-245-247-221800-
/O.NEW.KCRP.RP.S.0007.141122T1400Z-141123T0400Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
337 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE FROM THIS MORNING
  THROUGH 10 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR ALONG
  THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST. BOTH THE
  STRENGTH AND FREQUENCY OF THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  SURF THAT IS DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS...ESPECIALLY AROUND
  JETTIES AND PIERS. THESE RIP CURRENTS ARE DANGEROUS TO EVEN
  EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

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 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.

&&

$$

TMT






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