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FZUS72 KTBW 012130
MWSTBW

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ836-853-856-012230-
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE NEAR SHORE GULF WATERS
AND OVER CHARLOTTE HARBOR...

AT 529 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS
FROM 8 NM NORTHEAST OF MANASOTA KEY TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...OR FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST OF ENGLEWOOD TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

LAT...LON 2648 8198 2646 8211 2648 8217 2646 8214
      2642 8235 2699 8264 2704 8242 2694 8232
      2687 8231 2687 8225 2684 8226 2684 8221
      2681 8219 2684 8216 2694 8218 2696 8213
      2661 8204 2656 8205

$$








000
FZUS72 KTBW 012130
MWSTBW

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ836-853-856-012230-
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE NEAR SHORE GULF WATERS
AND OVER CHARLOTTE HARBOR...

AT 529 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS
FROM 8 NM NORTHEAST OF MANASOTA KEY TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...OR FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST OF ENGLEWOOD TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

LAT...LON 2648 8198 2646 8211 2648 8217 2646 8214
      2642 8235 2699 8264 2704 8242 2694 8232
      2687 8231 2687 8225 2684 8226 2684 8221
      2681 8219 2684 8216 2694 8218 2696 8213
      2661 8204 2656 8205

$$








000
FZUS72 KTBW 012130
MWSTBW

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ836-853-856-012230-
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE NEAR SHORE GULF WATERS
AND OVER CHARLOTTE HARBOR...

AT 529 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS
FROM 8 NM NORTHEAST OF MANASOTA KEY TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...OR FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST OF ENGLEWOOD TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

LAT...LON 2648 8198 2646 8211 2648 8217 2646 8214
      2642 8235 2699 8264 2704 8242 2694 8232
      2687 8231 2687 8225 2684 8226 2684 8221
      2681 8219 2684 8216 2694 8218 2696 8213
      2661 8204 2656 8205

$$








000
FZUS72 KTBW 012130
MWSTBW

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ836-853-856-012230-
530 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE NEAR SHORE GULF WATERS
AND OVER CHARLOTTE HARBOR...

AT 529 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS
FROM 8 NM NORTHEAST OF MANASOTA KEY TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...OR FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST OF ENGLEWOOD TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF
CAPTIVA...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

LAT...LON 2648 8198 2646 8211 2648 8217 2646 8214
      2642 8235 2699 8264 2704 8242 2694 8232
      2687 8231 2687 8225 2684 8226 2684 8221
      2681 8219 2684 8216 2694 8218 2696 8213
      2661 8204 2656 8205

$$







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000
WGUS82 KTAE 012111
FLSTAE

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
511 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

FLC005-012315-
/O.NEW.KTAE.FA.Y.0042.140901T2111Z-140901T2315Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BAY FL-
411 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL BAY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA...
  INCLUDING THE CITY OF SOUTHPORT...

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

* AT 410 PM CDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS DETECTED AN AREA
OF STRONG AND SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE AREA. THESE STORMS ARE PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR...WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 3 TO 4 INCHES
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SOME FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING SPOTS...URBAN AREAS...OR SMALLER
STREAMS AND CREEKS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND...
DON`T DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3033 8557 3027 8560 3026 8565 3033 8565

$$

38-GODSEY





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000
WHUS42 KTAE 011331
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
931 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.ANOTHER DAY OF HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS FORECAST FOR THE WALTON
AND BAY COUNTY BEACHES. THE HIGH RISK WILL EXTEND FROM AROUND
DESTIN TO PANAMA CITY. BEACH GOERS SHOULD MONITOR LOCAL RIP
CURRENT RISK BY CHECKING THE BEACH FLAG SYSTEM OR BEACH PATROLS.

FLZ112-012145-
/O.EXA.KTAE.RP.S.0065.000000T0000Z-140902T0000Z/
COASTAL BAY-
831 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...BAY COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

FLZ108-012145-
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0065.000000T0000Z-140902T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
831 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...WALTON COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$








000
WHUS42 KTAE 011331
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
931 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.ANOTHER DAY OF HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS FORECAST FOR THE WALTON
AND BAY COUNTY BEACHES. THE HIGH RISK WILL EXTEND FROM AROUND
DESTIN TO PANAMA CITY. BEACH GOERS SHOULD MONITOR LOCAL RIP
CURRENT RISK BY CHECKING THE BEACH FLAG SYSTEM OR BEACH PATROLS.

FLZ112-012145-
/O.EXA.KTAE.RP.S.0065.000000T0000Z-140902T0000Z/
COASTAL BAY-
831 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...BAY COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

FLZ108-012145-
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0065.000000T0000Z-140902T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
831 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...WALTON COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$









000
WHUS42 KTAE 010654
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
254 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.ANOTHER DAY OF HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS FORECAST FOR THE WALTON
COUNTY BEACHES. THIS HIGH RISK MAY EXTEND AS FAR EAST TO PANAMA
CITY. BEACH GOERS SHOULD MONITOR LOCAL RIP CURRENT RISK BY
CHECKING THE BEACH FLAG SYSTEM OR WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS.

FLZ108-020000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0065.140901T0654Z-140902T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
154 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...WALTON COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$








000
WHUS42 KTAE 010654
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
254 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.ANOTHER DAY OF HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS FORECAST FOR THE WALTON
COUNTY BEACHES. THIS HIGH RISK MAY EXTEND AS FAR EAST TO PANAMA
CITY. BEACH GOERS SHOULD MONITOR LOCAL RIP CURRENT RISK BY
CHECKING THE BEACH FLAG SYSTEM OR WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS.

FLZ108-020000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0065.140901T0654Z-140902T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
154 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...WALTON COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$








000
WHUS42 KTAE 010654
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
254 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.ANOTHER DAY OF HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS FORECAST FOR THE WALTON
COUNTY BEACHES. THIS HIGH RISK MAY EXTEND AS FAR EAST TO PANAMA
CITY. BEACH GOERS SHOULD MONITOR LOCAL RIP CURRENT RISK BY
CHECKING THE BEACH FLAG SYSTEM OR WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS.

FLZ108-020000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0065.140901T0654Z-140902T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
154 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...WALTON COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$








000
WHUS42 KTAE 010654
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
254 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.ANOTHER DAY OF HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS FORECAST FOR THE WALTON
COUNTY BEACHES. THIS HIGH RISK MAY EXTEND AS FAR EAST TO PANAMA
CITY. BEACH GOERS SHOULD MONITOR LOCAL RIP CURRENT RISK BY
CHECKING THE BEACH FLAG SYSTEM OR WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS.

FLZ108-020000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0065.140901T0654Z-140902T0000Z/
SOUTH WALTON-
154 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...WALTON COUNTY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING

* BEACH FLAGS...RED.

* SURF...2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL
CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE
VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED
THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO
FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...
DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE.
ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO
SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A
RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$








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