220  
WHUS42 KTAE 250849  
CFWTAE  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
449 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK TODAY FOR THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND BIG  
BEND BEACHES...  
 
FLZ112-114-260900-  
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COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-  
449 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 /349 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017/  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 5 AM EDT /4 AM CDT/ THIS  
MORNING...  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
FLZ108-115-260900-  
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SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL FRANKLIN-  
449 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 /349 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017/  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.  
 
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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