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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
958 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF COUNTY BEACHES...

FLZ112-141600-
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Coastal Bay-
958 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has cancelled the
High Rip Current Risk.



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FLZ114-150600-
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0113.000000T0000Z-171215T0600Z/
Coastal Gulf-
958 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 /858 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* SURF...Around 2 feet or less.

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.

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