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WHUS44 KMOB 251851
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1251 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW COMBINED WITH AN ONSHORE SWELL AND A
LARGE RANGE BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW TIDE WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK
OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE THREAT BEGINS TO DIMINISH BY LATE
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT AS THE ONSHORE SWELL DECREASES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-260000-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
1251 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THROUGH TODAY. THE RISK WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW
RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

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000
WHUS44 KMOB 251851
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1251 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW COMBINED WITH AN ONSHORE SWELL AND A
LARGE RANGE BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW TIDE WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK
OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE THREAT BEGINS TO DIMINISH BY LATE
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT AS THE ONSHORE SWELL DECREASES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-260000-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
1251 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THROUGH TODAY. THE RISK WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW
RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS44 KMOB 251001
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
401 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW COMBINED WITH AN ONSHORE SWELL AND A LARGE
RANGE BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW TIDE WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF
DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE THREAT BEGINS TO DIMINISH BY LATE
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT AS THE ONSHORE SWELL DECREASES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-251800-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
401 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH
  TODAY. THE RISK WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS44 KMOB 251001
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
401 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW COMBINED WITH AN ONSHORE SWELL AND A LARGE
RANGE BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW TIDE WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF
DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE THREAT BEGINS TO DIMINISH BY LATE
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT AS THE ONSHORE SWELL DECREASES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-251800-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
401 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH
  TODAY. THE RISK WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS44 KMOB 250131
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
731 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS TONIGHT AND CONTINUES THROUGH
TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION AND A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. THE OFFSHORE FLOW COMBINED WITH AN
ONSHORE SWELL ALONG WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH
RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-251015-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
731 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH TONIGHT AND
  PERSISTING THROUGH TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...BUT THREAT GRADUALLY DIMINISHING.

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.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS44 KMOB 250131
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
731 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS TONIGHT AND CONTINUES THROUGH
TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION AND A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. THE OFFSHORE FLOW COMBINED WITH AN
ONSHORE SWELL ALONG WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH
RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-251015-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
731 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH TONIGHT AND
  PERSISTING THROUGH TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...BUT THREAT GRADUALLY DIMINISHING.

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.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS44 KMOB 241955
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
155 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.STRONG ONSHORE WINDS EARLY TODAY SHIFTING TO STRONG OFFSHORE THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAINING STRONG OFFSHORE THROUGH TUESDAY. THE PREVIOUS
MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ONSHORE WINDS AND CONTINUED RESIDUAL
EFFECTS...COMBINED WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND HIGHER PERIOD SWELL
WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-250400-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
155 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH FLOW OF 20 TO 25 MPH DEVELOPING
  THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING THROUGH TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH
  EARLY TUESDAY...BUT THREAT GRADUALLY DIMINISHING.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM





000
WHUS44 KMOB 241955
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
155 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.STRONG ONSHORE WINDS EARLY TODAY SHIFTING TO STRONG OFFSHORE THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAINING STRONG OFFSHORE THROUGH TUESDAY. THE PREVIOUS
MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ONSHORE WINDS AND CONTINUED RESIDUAL
EFFECTS...COMBINED WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND HIGHER PERIOD SWELL
WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-250400-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
155 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH FLOW OF 20 TO 25 MPH DEVELOPING
  THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING THROUGH TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH
  EARLY TUESDAY...BUT THREAT GRADUALLY DIMINISHING.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






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