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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:10 AM CST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST Thursday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
morning...

* where... Gulf beaches of Alabama and northwest Florida.

* Waves and surf... surf heights building to 5 to 7 feet.

* Timing... high surf advisory through tonight and high rip current
risk through 9 am Thursday morning.

* 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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:01 AM CST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CST this evening...

* timing... now through 7 PM CST Wednesday.

* Winds... southeast to south 25 to 30 mph with frequent gusts to
40 mph.

* Impacts... loose light weight objects can be blown around.
Dangerous driving conditions for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 25 to 39 mph or frequent
gusts of 30 to 39 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution. The strong winds can also blow around loose light-
weight outdoor objects. Ensure these items are secured.




High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:10 AM CST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST Thursday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
morning...

* where... Gulf beaches of Alabama and northwest Florida.

* Waves and surf... surf heights building to 5 to 7 feet.

* Timing... high surf advisory through tonight and high rip current
risk through 9 am Thursday morning.

* 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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.





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