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WHUS42 KTAE 051723
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
123 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG WALTON COUNTY BEACHES...

FLZ108-060900-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0028.150505T1723Z-150506T0900Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
123 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT FOR WALTON
COUNTY BEACHES.

* SURF: 2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS 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...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.

&&

$$

HARRIGAN



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