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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1108 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.WITH TIDE LEVELS RUNNING ABOUT 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL...MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE TODAY 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.

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BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-
1108 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1057 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A LONG FETCH OF STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS ALONG THE COAST AND ON
COASTAL WATERWAYS...ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. TIDES
WILL RUN 1.5 TO 2.0 FEET ABOVE PREDICTED LEVELS.

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CALCASIEU-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-
JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
1057 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...TIDE LEVELS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 3.0 AND 4.0
  MLLW.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING WITH WATER IN LOW SPOTS ON AREA ROADS
  NEAR SABINE PASS...CAMERON...HACKBERRY...INTRACOASTAL CITY...
  DELCAMBRE...CYPREMORT POINT...FRANKLIN...AND MORGAN CITY.

  MINOR FLOODING WITH WATER ACROSS ROADS NEAR SABINE
  LAKE...CALCASIEU LAKE AND ALONG THE LOWER CALCASIEU RIVER SOUTH
  OF THE SALTWATER BARRIER.

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
333 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.A STRENGTHENING SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL LEAD TO INCREASING
SWELLS WITH LONG PERIODS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO
TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THESE HIGHER SWELLS WILL COMBINE WITH
ALREADY HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDAL LEVELS TO PROVIDE AREAS OF
COASTAL FLOODING ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE TODAY AND AGAIN
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION TO THE HIGHER THAN NORMAL WATER
LEVELS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL EXIST ALONG GULF FACING
BEACHES.

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KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
333 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

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

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ALONG THE GULF WILL BE THE HIGHEST SEVERAL
  HOURS BEFORE AND AFTER HIGH TIDE...MAINLY FRIDAY MORNING INTO
  EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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 CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.A STRENGTHENING SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL LEAD TO INCREASING
SWELLS WITH LONG PERIODS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO
TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THESE HIGHER SWELLS WILL COMBINE WITH
ALREADY HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDAL LEVELS TO PROVIDE AREAS OF
COASTAL FLOODING ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE TODAY AND AGAIN
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION TO THE HIGHER THAN NORMAL WATER
LEVELS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL EXIST ALONG GULF FACING
BEACHES.

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SAN PATRICIO-REFUGIO-
333 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* 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 SATURDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

TMT

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