Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1011 PM CDT Thu Oct 11 2018

...Tidal Overwash Conditions Improving Overnight and Friday...

.The final swells left behind after the departure of Hurricane
Michael will continue to subside overnight into Friday. Surf waves
will also subside, but dangerous and deceptive rip currents will
continue with onshore wave direction continuing into Friday or
beyond.

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Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-Coastal Kenedy-
1011 PM CDT Thu Oct 11 2018

...Coastal Flood Statement Has Expired...

* TIDAL RUN UP: As low tide approaches later tonight and swell
  and sea height gradually subside, more dry beach will be seen by
  Friday which will allow visitors to return to their normal
  locations to set up tents...umbrellas..and chairs on Friday and
  through the weekend.

* SURF WAVES: Waves had subsided to 2 to 4 feet this evening, and
  will continue at 2 to 3 feet on Friday with some choppiness due
  to moderate east to southeast winds.

* RIP CURRENTS: Deceptively dangerous rip currents will lurk
  through Friday as surf waves subside toward more typical levels
  for the current weather pattern.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There remains a moderate to high threat 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 jetties and
piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol flags and
signs.

$$

52/BSG



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