500  
WHUS44 KMOB 211537  
CFWMOB  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
1037 AM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-220000-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0011.180422T1200Z-180423T1200Z/  
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-  
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-  
1037 AM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP  
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING.  
 
* WHERE...GULF BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA  
PANHANDLE.  
 
* 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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