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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1130 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

FLZ108-112-114-030030-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0020.240302T1630Z-240303T0300Z/
South Walton-Coastal Bay-Coastal Gulf-
1130 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024 /1030 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Walton, Bay, and Gulf County Beaches.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ this evening.

* 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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