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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MIDDLE TEXAS COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING ESPECIALLY OVER THE INLAND BAYS. THESE
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDAL LEVELS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF COASTAL
FLOODING ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE. IN ADDITION TO THE HIGHER
THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL EXIST
ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES.

TXZ244-246-010400-
/O.EXT.KCRP.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160501T1200Z/
SAN PATRICIO-REFUGIO-
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...HIGHER THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS ALONG AREA
  BAYS THROUGH FRIDAY.

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ALONG AREA BAYS WILL BE THE HIGHEST THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...LOW AREAS ALONG INGLESIDE ON THE BAY MAY FLOOD.
  INDIAN POINT PIER AND SUNSET LAKE PARK IN PORTLAND MAY FLOOD.
  LOW AREAS ALONG HYNES BAY MAY FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MIDDLE TEXAS COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING ESPECIALLY OVER THE INLAND BAYS. THESE
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDAL LEVELS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF COASTAL
FLOODING ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE. IN ADDITION TO THE HIGHER
THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL EXIST
ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES.

TXZ242-243-245-247-010400-
/O.EXT.KCRP.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160501T1200Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA
  LEVEL OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ALONG THE GULF WILL BE THE HIGHEST SEVERAL
  HOURS BEFORE AND AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...WHEN WATER LEVELS
  REACH 1 AND 3/4 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...TWO THIRDS OF THE
  BEACH ARE UNDER WATER. AT 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...
  SEVERAL BEACH ACCESS ROADS BECOME FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING
  ALONG AREA BEACHES MAY OCCUR. STEADY PERIODS OF WATER AT THE
  DUNES MAY OCCUR. WATER MAY FLOOD PORTIONS OF LAGUNA SHORES
  DRIVE IN FLOUR BLUFF. NORTH BEACH MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR
  FLOODING. RIP CURRENTS WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR
  EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1041 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS STILL POSSIBLE SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE AND
AFTER HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING. MORE SUSCEPTIBLE LOCATIONS WILL BE
THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 124 AT HIGHWAY
87...THE BLUEWATER HIGHWAY IN BRAZORIA COUNTY AND ALSO SURFSIDE. WAVE
HEIGHTS OFFSHORE WILL BE BUILDING SO THERE IS ALSO A RISK OF MODERATE
TO STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

TXZ214-237-238-302300-
/O.CON.KHGX.CF.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160430T2300Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-
1041 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR OVERWASH ON THE LOWEST COASTAL ROADS
  PRIMARILY ON THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA...SURFSIDE AND THE BLUE
  WATER HIGHWAY. WAVE RUN UP ON AREA BEACHES.

* RIP CURRENTS...MODERATE TO STRONG.

* TIMING...MID MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...WATER AND DEBRIS ON LOW ROADS COULD IMPACT TRAVEL.
  RIP CURRENTS CAN LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR EVEN
  EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...ESPECIALLY NEAR STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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