811  
WHUS42 KTAE 191609  
CFWTAE  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
1109 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017  
   
..HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT GULF COUNTY BEACHES TODAY
 
 
FLZ114-200400-  
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0105.171119T1609Z-171120T0400Z/  
COASTAL GULF-  
1109 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017 /1009 AM CST SUN NOV 19 2017/  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST /10 PM CST/  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP  
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST /10 PM CST/ THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* SURF...2 TO 4 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.  
 
RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY  
FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE  
SANDBAR...AS WELL AS IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES AND PIERS.  
 
HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS...AND SIGNS  
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT SWIM  
AGAINST IT. FACE THE SHORE AND SIGNAL FOR HELP. FLOAT OR TREAD  
WATER UNTIL THE CURRENT ENDS OR UNTIL RESCUED.  
 

 
 

 
 
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