332  
WHUS42 KTAE 100814  
CFWTAE  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
414 AM EDT TUE OCT 10 2017  
 
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND  
BEACHES...  
 
FLZ108-112-114-115-111200-  
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0099.000000T0000Z-171011T1200Z/  
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-  
414 AM EDT TUE OCT 10 2017 /314 AM CDT TUE OCT 10 2017/  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* TIMING...TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...INCREASED 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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