Weather Alert Details

Coastal Franklin County

High Surf Advisory from WED 4:00 AM EST until THU 1:00 AM EST Issued January, 25 2023 at 1:06 AM - None expires January, 26 2023 at 1:00 AM - None ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ THURSDAY... * WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 5 to 7 feet expected in the surf zone. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...Walton, Bay, Gulf, and Franklin County Beaches. * WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 1 AM EST /midnight CST/ Thursday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through Friday evening. * IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to dangerous surf conditions. 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. &&