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Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
542 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

...Strong Rip Currents Expected Through Weekend...

.Beach goers should still use caution as strong rip currents
along Gulf facing beaches will continue through this weekend.
Swim near a lifeguard and away from rocks, piers and jetties.

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/O.CON.KHGX.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-190525T2300Z/
Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-
Matagorda Islands-
542 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS...Strong rip currents.

* Timing...Risk for strong rip currents will continue through
  this weekend.

* LOCATION...Gulf facing beaches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents...longshore currents...sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
354 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

TXZ436>438-250900-
Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-
Matagorda Islands-
354 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a continued risk for strong rip currents along area
beaches. Swim near a lifeguard and away from rocks, jetties and
piers.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Moderate to strong rip currents will remain a possibility along
area beaches.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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