Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1116 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018

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Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
1116 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT
TUESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a High Surf
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM Saturday to 7 PM CDT
Tuesday. A Coastal Flood Watch has also been issued. This Coastal
Flood Watch is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Tuesday
evening.

* WHERE...Gulf beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Water levels of 2 to 4 feet Mean High Higher
  Water (MHHW).

* WAVES AND SURF...High surf with waves of 5 feet and higher are
  expected.  Dangerous rip currents will exist.

* TIMING...The potential for coastal flooding and high surf begins
  early Saturday afternoon and continuing through early Tuesday
  evening. A high risk of rip currents remains in effect from
  Friday morning through late Sunday night and may be extended to
  later in time.

* IMPACTS...These water levels pose a risk of flooding along bays,
  sounds, waterways and barrier islands and a threat to property.
  High surf can result in significant beach erosion. Frequent
  life-threatening rip currents are expected. The surf is
  dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

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

A Coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for
flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be
alert for later statements or warnings, and take action to
protect property.

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Mobile Central-Baldwin Central-
1116 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT
TUESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a High Surf
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM Saturday to 7 PM CDT
Tuesday. A Coastal Flood Watch has also been issued. This Coastal
Flood Watch is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Tuesday
evening.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Water levels of 2 to 4 feet Mean High Higher
  Water (MHHW).

* WAVES AND SURF...High surf with waves of 5 feet and higher are
  expected.

* TIMING...Beginning early Saturday afternoon and continuing
  through early Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...These water levels pose a risk of flooding along bays,
  sounds, waterways and barrier islands and a threat to
  property.  High surf can result in significant beach erosion.

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.

A Coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for
flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be
alert for later statements or warnings, and take action to
protect property.

&&

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