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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mobile AL
800 AM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-182100-
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/O.EXT.KMOB.RP.S.0017.000000T0000Z-190420T1100Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
800 AM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...Surf height will increase to 5 to 8 feet
  along the Alabama and western Florida panhandle coast Thursday
  evening through Friday afternoon. A High Risk of rip currents
  is also expected Thursday through Friday night.

* IMPACTS...High surf and frequent life-threatening rip currents
  are expected. The surf will become dangerous for all levels of
  swimmers Thursday through Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

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.

&&

$$



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