365  
WHUS44 KHGX 061440  
CFWHGX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
940 AM CDT SAT AUG 6 2022  
 
TXZ436>439-062245-  
/O.NEW.KHGX.RP.S.0042.220806T1440Z-220807T0100Z/  
MATAGORDA ISLANDS-BRAZORIA ISLANDS-GALVESTON ISLAND-  
BOLIVAR PENINSULA-  
940 AM CDT SAT AUG 6 2022  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.  
 
* WHERE...MATAGORDA ISLANDS, BRAZORIA ISLANDS, GALVESTON ISLAND  
AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY  
FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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