Gulf Shores, AL (36542)

11:40 AM CDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Shady Lagoon | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Hazard Statement Active Notice: Coastal Hazard Statement

Elev 43 ft 30.25 °N, 87.78 °W | Updated 14 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
78.8 °F
Feels Like 80 °F
N
7.0
Wind Variable Wind from WNW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2500 ft
Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 7:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KCQF 241635Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM SCT025 SCT030 SCT060 23/18 A2965 RMK AO2
Pressure 29.65 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2500 ft
Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:52 AM 7:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KCQF 241635Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM SCT025 SCT030 SCT060 23/18 A2965 RMK AO2

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 5:59 AM CDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect into this evening...

* surf... 2 to 5 feet.

* Timing... through today.

* 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.