Coastal Escambia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Coastal Hazard Statement
Statement as of 4:30 AM CDT on May 23, 2015

...High rip current risk will be in effect from early Sunday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a high rip current risk...which will be in effect from early Sunday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon.

* Timing...from early Sunday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts...frequent life-threatening rip currents are expected. The surf will be 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. If you become caught in a rip current...Yell and wave your arms for help and remain calm. Do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for help. If you have to swim out of a rip current...swim parallel to shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

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