206  
WHUS44 KBRO 112319  
CFWBRO  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
619 PM CDT FRI AUG 11 2017  
   
..RIP CURRENTS STILL LURK BUT THREAT IS NOW MODERATE THIS EVENING
 
 
.WITH THE STEADY DECREASE IN OFFSHORE SEAS AND SWELL, SURF WAVES  
AND ACCOMPANYING RIP CURRENT THREAT HAS DIMINISHED TO MODERATE FOR  
EVENING SWIMMERS, AND SHOULD CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT WITH A  
MAINLY LOW TO POSSIBLY MODERATE THREAT ON SATURDAY.  
 
TXZ251-256-257-120030-  
/O.EXP.KBRO.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170811T2300Z/  
KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-  
619 PM CDT FRI AUG 11 2017  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS EXPIRED
 
 
*RIP CURRENT THREAT: MODERATE THIS EVENING, SUBSIDING TO LOW ON  
SATURDAY.  
 
EVEN THOUGH THE RIP CURRENT THREAT IS SUBSIDING, POOR SWIMMER  
SHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT WHEN ENTERING THE SURF THIS EVENING. BRING  
A FLOTATION DEVICE SUCH AS A BOOGIE BOARD WITH ROPE IN WITH YOU,  
OR WEAR A FLOATER OR LIFE VEST.  
 
IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN  
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR  
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO  
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO  
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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