Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
556 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND TONIGHT ALONG GULF-FACING
BEACHES...

.SUSTAINED MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH INCREASING
SWELL PERIODS AND HEIGHTS TO PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
TODAY AND TONIGHT.

TXZ247-052115-
/O.EXA.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150506T1100Z/
CALHOUN-
556 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* TIMING...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WILL POSE A HAZARD TO EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...
  ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS.

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 AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

TXZ242-243-245-052115-
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150506T1100Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-
556 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* TIMING...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WILL POSE A HAZARD TO EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...
  ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS.

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 AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

GW


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