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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1153 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BRING A HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA
PANHANDLE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-261300-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-150526T2100Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
1153 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF WILL BE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF. IF
YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL AND WAVE YOUR ARMS FOR
HELP AND 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
945 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY FOR WALTON...BAY...AND
FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES...

.SOUTHEASTERLY CONVERGENT FLOW WILL INCREASE SURF HEIGHTS ALONG
FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES TODAY...WHILE SURF HEIGHTS IN THE 2 TO
4 FOOT RANGE ALONG WALTON COUNTY BEACHES WILL COMBINE WITH A
STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT. THESE INGREDIENTS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS TODAY.

FLZ108-115-260900-
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0034.000000T0000Z-150526T0900Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
945 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

* SURF HEIGHTS...2 TO 4 FEET.

* IMPACTS...LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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
945 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY FOR WALTON...BAY...AND
FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES...

.SOUTHEASTERLY CONVERGENT FLOW WILL INCREASE SURF HEIGHTS ALONG
FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES TODAY...WHILE SURF HEIGHTS IN THE 2 TO
4 FOOT RANGE ALONG WALTON COUNTY BEACHES WILL COMBINE WITH A
STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT. THESE INGREDIENTS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS TODAY.

FLZ112-260900-
/O.EXA.KTAE.RP.S.0034.000000T0000Z-150526T0900Z/
COASTAL BAY-
945 AM EDT MON MAY 25 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.

* SURF HEIGHTS...2 TO 4 FEET.

* IMPACTS...LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1128 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-270330-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
1128 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

AN AREA OF RAIN AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA
WILL DIMINISH THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. OTHER THAN
OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...NO HAZARDOUS
WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.
FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
BE THE PRIMARY THREATS IN ANY STRONG THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
830 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-261000-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
830 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF
ALABAMA AND THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF
ALABAMA AND THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE THROUGH TUESDAY.

CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY
ON TUESDAY. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE ACROSS
NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON. DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE MAINLY EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS NOT
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
830 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-261000-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
830 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COAST. A FEW COULD PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...HIGH SEAS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
REDUCING VISIBILITY TO BELOW 3 MILES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE MONDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A FEW
COULD PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES... FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY
TO BELOW 3 MILES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
925 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-261000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND
TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA
BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM ST.
AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND
GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-WATERS FROM FERNANDINA
BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE
TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-
BAKER-INLAND NASSAU-INLAND DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST. JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-
COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-
INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-
COASTAL CAMDEN-
925 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH TUESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF THE INTERSTATE 75 CORRIDOR IN NORTHEAST
FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

ELEVATED RIP CURRENTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK.

A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
444 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-260845-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
444 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
DEEP MOISTURE AND A STRONG SEA BREEZE CIRCULATION WILL CAUSE
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON THAT WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. EASTERLY WINDS WILL FOCUS THE
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA. THUNDERSTORMS THAT
DEVELOP TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES...HEAVY RAINS...AND
SMALL HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ADEQUATE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE COMBINED WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND
SEA BREEZE BOUNDARIES WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AGAIN
ON TUESDAY...WITH EASTERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW FAVORING HIGHEST
COVERAGE OF STORMS ALONG THE FLORIDA WEST COAST DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING
STRIKES...HEAVY RAINS...AND SMALL HAIL. THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES WILL
DECREASE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE
REGION...BUT WILL RETURN NEXT WEEKEND ON A SURGE OF FRESH
MOISTURE.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF FLORIDA WILL SETUP STEADY EASTERLY
WIND FLOW ACROSS THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.
THESE EAST WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS DURING THE LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING
HOURS AND MARINERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

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