390  
WHUS44 KCRP 050901  
CFWCRP  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
401 AM CDT WED JUN 5 2019  
 
...RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS WILL REMAIN HIGH TODAY WITH COASTAL  
FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...  
 
.A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED  
TODAY. SWELLS WITH LONG PERIODS WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK FOR RIP  
CURRENTS TODAY. WITH ELEVATED ASTRONOMICAL TIDES COMBINED WITH  
THE MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW AND BUILDING  
SWELLS, MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW IS EXPECTED FOR THE BEACHES OF THE  
MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THIS MORNING.  
 
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/O.CON.KCRP.CF.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-190605T1800Z/  
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-190606T0000Z/  
ARANSAS ISLANDS-KLEBERG ISLANDS-NUECES ISLANDS-CALHOUN ISLANDS-  
401 AM CDT WED JUN 5 2019  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE WILL  
BE NEAR 1.0 FOOT OF INUNDATION (2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL)  
FOR GULF-FACING BEACHES.  
 
* TIMING...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY, WITH COASTAL FLOODING  
THIS MORNING UNTIL AROUND NOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG GULF-FACING  
BEACHES, ESPECIALLY NEAR PIERS AND JETTIES. THESE RIP CURRENTS  
CAN BECOME LIFE-THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF. POOR  
DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AS WATER REACHES THE DUNES,  
MAINLY DURING HIGH TIDE CYCLE. SOME BEACH ACCESS ROADS WILL BE  
IMPASSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT. DON'T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES  
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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