107  
WHUS44 KMOB 211055 AAA  
CFWMOB  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
555 AM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
 
ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-220000-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0024.171021T1055Z-171023T0000Z/  
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-  
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-  
555 AM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP  
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
* WHERE...ALONG THE GULF BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.  
 
* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.  
THE SURF IS 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. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.  
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT.  
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE,  
FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR  
TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.  
 

 
 

 
 
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