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Coastal Hazard Message...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1006 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-201100-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0017.000000T0000Z-190420T1100Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
1006 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* SURF...A High Risk of rip currents remains through tonight.

* IMPACTS...Frequent life-threatening rip currents are expected.
  The surf will is dangerous for all levels of swimmers
  through tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

There is a high risk of rip currents. Rip currents are life-
threatening to anyone entering the surf. Swim near a lifeguard.
If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape,
face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float or
tread water until out of the rip current.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
958 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

FLZ069-201000-
/O.CON.KMFL.CF.S.0002.000000T0000Z-190420T2000Z/
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0023.000000T0000Z-190421T0200Z/
Coastal Collier-
958 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE DURING PERIODS OF HIGH TIDE
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* COASTAL FLOODING...Tidal flooding of less than 1 foot above
  ground level is possible near high tides through at least
  Saturday afternoon.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...The time of the next high tides at
  Naples Harbor are 2:25 AM EDT overnight and 1:57 PM EDT on
  Saturday afternoon.

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...Minor tidal flooding and beach
  erosion is possible during periods of high tide through
  Saturday afternoon, mainly along the southern Collier County
  coast from Marco Island to Everglades City and Chokoloskee.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...through at least Saturday evening.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Life threatening rip currents will pose
  a hazard to swimmers. Heed the advice of lifeguards. Swimming
  is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

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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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
835 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

NCZ110-200845-
/O.EXP.KILM.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-190420T0100Z/
/O.CON.KILM.RP.S.0005.190420T1000Z-190421T0100Z/
Coastal Brunswick-
835 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Coastal Brunswick.

* TIMING...From 6 AM EDT Saturday through Saturday evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
556 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-210200-
/O.EXP.KTBW.CF.S.0002.000000T0000Z-190419T2200Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-190421T0200Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0010.000000T0000Z-190421T1800Z/
Pinellas-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-
Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee-
556 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
SATURDAY EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* HIGH SURF...Breaking waves up to 5 to 6 feet are expected
along area beaches.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...Mid morning today through late Saturday
  night.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...Large breaking waves will produce very
  dangerous conditions along area beaches. Venturing into the
  surf is not recommended.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create
  dangerous rip currents along area beaches today through Sunday
  morning.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Life threatening Rip Currents are likely
  today. Always swim near a lifeguard, and never swim alone!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins...
jetties and piers. For maximum safety...swim near a lifeguard.
Pay attention to flags and signs.

If you become caught in a rip current...yell for help. Remain
calm...do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current...swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FOR TAYLOR AND DIXIE COUNTIES
FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EDT FRIDAY...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY EASTWARD
THROUGH JEFFERSON COUNTY FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EDT FRIDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WALTON COUNTY EASTWARD
THROUGH GULF COUNTY FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING TO 2 AM
EDT /1 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...

FLZ115-192100-
/O.UPG.KTAE.CF.A.0001.190419T0600Z-190419T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTAE.CF.Y.0003.190419T0600Z-190419T2100Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0032.000000T0000Z-190421T0600Z/
Coastal Franklin-
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Coastal
Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 2 AM to 5 PM EDT Friday.
The Coastal Flood Watch is no longer in effect.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor coastal flooding expected with water
  levels 1 to 2 feet above ground, mainly east of Apalachicola.

* TIMING...Water levels will increase starting early Friday
  morning. Peak water levels are expected Friday afternoon. At
  Alligator Point, high tides are 252 am ET and 247 pm ET
  Friday.

* IMPACTS...Low lying beach access roads will flood. Portions of
  Alligator Point Road will experience overwash around the time
  of high tide.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FOR TAYLOR AND DIXIE COUNTIES
FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EDT FRIDAY...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY EASTWARD
THROUGH JEFFERSON COUNTY FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EDT FRIDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WALTON COUNTY EASTWARD
THROUGH GULF COUNTY FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING TO 2 AM
EDT /1 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...

FLZ108-112-114-192100-
/O.CON.KTAE.SU.Y.0005.190419T0000Z-190420T0600Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0032.000000T0000Z-190421T0600Z/
South Walton-Coastal Bay-Coastal Gulf-
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019 /214 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...Surf heights quickly building to a peak of 5
  to 8 feet beginning Thursday night.

* TIMING...Surf builds Thursday night. Highest surf expected on
  Friday afternoon with decreasing surf through Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs. Double red flags means the water is closed.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

Godsey

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