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AL WFO MOBILE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 5:55 AM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 05:55:35-05

WFO MOBILE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, February 16, 2019

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RIP CURRENT STATEMENT

Coastal Hazard Message

National Weather Service Mobile AL

454 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

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

AFTERNOON...

* WHERE...Gulf beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida.

* IMPACTS...Frequent life-threatening Rip Currents are expected.

The surf is dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Rip currents are life-

threatening to anyone entering the surf. Swim near a lifeguard.

If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight the current.

Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to

escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired,

float or tread water until out of the rip current.

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

AFTERNOON...

* WHERE...Gulf beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida.

* IMPACTS...Frequent life-threatening Rip Currents are expected.

The surf is dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Rip currents are life-

threatening to anyone entering the surf. Swim near a lifeguard.

If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight the current.

Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to

escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired,

float or tread water until out of the rip current.

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