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000
WHUS44 KMOB 231114
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
514 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY...

.A STRENGTHENING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE LOWER TO
MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY. AS THIS OCCURS...EAST NORTHEAST
WINDS THIS MORNING BECOME STRONG FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST THROUGH
THE DAY. THE INCREASE IN WINDS...IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL
CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN HIGHER PERIOD SWELL MAINTAINS THE HIGH
RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-231900-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
514 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST NORTHEAST THIS MORNING INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AND
  BECOMING MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST DURING THE DAY. FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THIS WEEKEND.

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 231114
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
514 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
CONTINUES ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY...

.A STRENGTHENING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE LOWER TO
MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY. AS THIS OCCURS...EAST NORTHEAST
WINDS THIS MORNING BECOME STRONG FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST THROUGH
THE DAY. THE INCREASE IN WINDS...IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL
CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN HIGHER PERIOD SWELL MAINTAINS THE HIGH
RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-231900-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
514 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST NORTHEAST THIS MORNING INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AND
  BECOMING MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST DURING THE DAY. FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THIS WEEKEND.

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 230017
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
617 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS EXISTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES MOVES OFF TO THE EAST
ON SUNDAY AS A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ADVANCES FROM THE WEST. AS
THIS OCCURS...STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG ALONG THE COAST. THE INCREASE IN
WINDS...IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN
HIGHER PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND...WILL RESULT IN A HIGH RISK OF
DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-231000-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
617 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AND BECOMING SOUTHEAST
  TONIGHT THEN MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THIS WEEKEND.

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 230017
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
617 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS EXISTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES MOVES OFF TO THE EAST
ON SUNDAY AS A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ADVANCES FROM THE WEST. AS
THIS OCCURS...STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG ALONG THE COAST. THE INCREASE IN
WINDS...IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN
HIGHER PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND...WILL RESULT IN A HIGH RISK OF
DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-231000-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.000000T0000Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
617 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AND BECOMING SOUTHEAST
  TONIGHT THEN MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THIS WEEKEND.

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 221655
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1055 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
EXISTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC WESTWARD TO EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...WILL RESULT IN A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST SOUTHEAST FLOW. THE
HIGH MOVES EASTWARD ON SUNDAY AS A STRENGTHENING AREA OF SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE PIVOTS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID SOUTH. AS THIS OCCURS...WINDS
WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG ALONG THE COAST. THE
INCREASE IN WINDS...IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN
INCREASE IN HIGHER PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND...WILL RESULT IN A
HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-230100-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.141122T1800Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
1055 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
  WITH HIGHER GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE BEACHES. WINDS THEN
  BECOME MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST BY SUNDAY AND REMAIN STRONG.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THIS WEEKEND.

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 221655
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1055 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS
EXISTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC WESTWARD TO EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...WILL RESULT IN A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST SOUTHEAST FLOW. THE
HIGH MOVES EASTWARD ON SUNDAY AS A STRENGTHENING AREA OF SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE PIVOTS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID SOUTH. AS THIS OCCURS...WINDS
WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG ALONG THE COAST. THE
INCREASE IN WINDS...IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN
INCREASE IN HIGHER PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND...WILL RESULT IN A
HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-230100-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0020.141122T1800Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
1055 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
  WITH HIGHER GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE BEACHES. WINDS THEN
  BECOME MORE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST BY SUNDAY AND REMAIN STRONG.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
  THIS WEEKEND.

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 220903
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
303 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS EXISTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC...WESTWARD TO EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY...RESULTS
IN A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST SOUTHEAST FLOW. THE HIGH MOVES EASTWARD
ON SUNDAY AS A STRENGTHENING AREA OF SURFACE LOW PRESSURE PIVOTS NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE MID SOUTH ON SUNDAY. AS THIS OCCURS...WINDS BECOME SOUTH
TO SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG OVER THE BEACHES. THE INCREASE IN WINDS
IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN HIGHER
PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND RESULTS IN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-221700-
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0020.141122T1800Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
303 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE BEACHES. WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTH TO
  SOUTHWEST BY SUNDAY AND REMAIN STRONG.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THIS
  WEEKEND.

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 220903
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
303 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS EXISTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC...WESTWARD TO EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY...RESULTS
IN A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST SOUTHEAST FLOW. THE HIGH MOVES EASTWARD
ON SUNDAY AS A STRENGTHENING AREA OF SURFACE LOW PRESSURE PIVOTS NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE MID SOUTH ON SUNDAY. AS THIS OCCURS...WINDS BECOME SOUTH
TO SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG OVER THE BEACHES. THE INCREASE IN WINDS
IN COMBINATION WITH SPRING TIDAL CYCLES AND AN INCREASE IN HIGHER
PERIOD SWELL OVER THE WEEKEND RESULTS IN A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-221700-
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0020.141122T1800Z-141124T1200Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
303 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE BEACHES. WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTH TO
  SOUTHWEST BY SUNDAY AND REMAIN STRONG.

* IMPACTS...MORE FREQUENT...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THIS
  WEEKEND.

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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