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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1257 PM CDT Tue May 18 2021

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-190300-
/O.CON.KMOB.SU.Y.0006.210519T0900Z-210521T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-210521T1200Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
1257 PM CDT Tue May 18 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO
1 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 5
  to 8 feet expected in the surf zone. For the High Rip Current
  Risk, dangerous rip currents expected.

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

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 4 AM Wednesday to 1 AM
  CDT Friday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through Friday
  morning.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
  swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

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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