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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mobile AL
359 PM CDT Thu May 6 2021

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-070500-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-210507T1100Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
359 PM CDT Thu May 6 2021

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...In Alabama, Baldwin Coastal and Mobile Coastal
  Counties. In Florida, Santa Rosa Coastal, Okaloosa Coastal and
  Escambia Coastal Counties.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$



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