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WHUS42 KTAE 291522
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1122 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT GULF COUNTY BEACHES...

FLZ114-300400-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0087.160929T1522Z-160930T0400Z/
COASTAL GULF-
1122 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 /1022 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 12 AM TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 12 AM TONIGHT.

* TIMING...UNTIL 12 AM TONIGHT

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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