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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1015 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 MONDAY...

FLZ112-302215-
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-170501T2200Z/
COASTAL BAY-
1015 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1015 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 MONDAY...

FLZ114-302215-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0050.170430T1415Z-170501T2200Z/
COASTAL GULF-
1015 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017 /915 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY ON MONDAY
  WITH RESIDUAL ROUGH SURF.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1015 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 MONDAY...

FLZ115-302215-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0050.170501T1000Z-170501T2200Z/
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1015 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT ON MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...ONSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND STRONG WINDS.


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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1015 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 MONDAY...

FLZ108-302215-
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-170501T2200Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.SU.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170501T1000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
915 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
837 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-010100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0017.170430T1500Z-170501T0100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
837 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE
  FORECAST WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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...BEACH PATROL...
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
533 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS PERSIST ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ACROSS COASTAL ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST
FLORIDA...

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-301900-
/O.CON.KMOB.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170501T0900Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170501T0900Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0012.000000T0000Z-170501T0900Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
533 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT MONDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* COASTAL FLOODING...2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL ESPECIALLY
  NEAR HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SURF HEIGHTS...INCREASING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. THE GREATEST
  THREAT FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
  DURING HIGH TIDE...PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE TYPICAL FLOOD PRONE
  LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND MOBILE BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE,
FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR
TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

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

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

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
350 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...STRONG EASTERLY SWELLS KEEP WATER LEVELS HIGH ALONG THE COAST...

.STRONG LONG PERIOD EASTERLY SWELLS WILL KEEP TOTAL WATER LEVELS
HIGH ALONG THE GULF FACING BEACHES. THIS WILL RESULT IN MINOR
TIDAL OVERFLOW AND THE CONTINUED FORMATION OF LIFT THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS.

TXZ242-243-245-247-302100-
/O.NEW.KCRP.CF.Y.0007.170430T0850Z-170430T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KCRP.RP.S.0005.170430T0850Z-170501T0000Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
350 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON. A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING...PRIMARILY LIMITED TO GULF FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...WAVE RUN UP INTO THE DUNES MAY OCCUR RESULTING IN
  LIMITED TO IMPOSSIBLE BEACH DRIVING CONDITIONS. STRONG AND
  POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS WILL OCCUR ALONG GULF
  FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST.

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.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DONT FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$

HEAVENER

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
327 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


FLZ168-172-173-301530-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0016.000000T0000Z-170501T1200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
327 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST ALONG
  THE EAST COAST BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA, WHICH WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF.

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...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$


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