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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
227 AM CDT Sun May 9 2021

TXZ256-257-351-100100-
/O.NEW.KBRO.RP.S.0025.210509T1300Z-210510T0100Z/
Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-Coastal Kenedy-
227 AM CDT Sun May 9 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...Coastal Willacy, Coastal Cameron and Coastal Kenedy
  Counties.

* WHEN...From 8 AM CDT this morning through this evening.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rip Currents may remain elevated tonight
  and Monday.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
429 AM CDT Sun May 9 2021

TXZ345-442-443-447-100300-
/O.NEW.KCRP.RP.S.0007.210509T1700Z-210510T0300Z/
Aransas Islands-Kleberg Islands-Nueces Islands-Calhoun Islands-
429 AM CDT Sun May 9 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.

* WHERE...Aransas Islands, Kleberg Islands, Nueces Islands and
  Calhoun Islands Counties.

* WHEN...From noon CDT today through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the most experienced
  swimmers away from shore into deeper water. These rip currents
  can become life-threatening to anyone entering the surf.


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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