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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1213 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK CONTINUES TODAY ALONG THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE BEACHES WEST OF CAPE SAN BLAS...

.ELEVATED WINDS AND SURF CONDITIONS WILL MAINTAIN THE HIGH RISK
FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG MOST OF THE COASTLINE TODAY WITH
CONDITIONS EASING ON TUESDAY. SCATTERED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS
ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

FLZ112-201715-
/O.CAN.KTAE.RP.S.0022.000000T0000Z-150421T0800Z/
COASTAL BAY-
1213 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS CANCELLED THE
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK.



$$

FLZ115-210000-
/O.EXB.KTAE.RP.S.0022.000000T0000Z-150421T0000Z/
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1213 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION: WALTON...BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES.

* SURF: AROUND 3 FEET.

* IMPACTS: STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS THAN A
  TYPICAL DAY ARE LIKELY TODAY...WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  THOSE ENTERING THE WATER.

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.

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.

&&

$$

FLZ108-114-210000-
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0022.000000T0000Z-150421T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL GULF-
1213 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: WALTON...BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES.

* SURF: AROUND 3 FEET.

* IMPACTS: STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS THAN A
  TYPICAL DAY ARE LIKELY TODAY...WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  THOSE ENTERING THE WATER.

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.

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.

&&

$$



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