Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
1:10 PM CDT
National Weather Service
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT Thursday...
The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a coastal Flood
Advisory... which is in effect until 7 PM CDT Thursday.
* Coastal flooding... water levels 1 to 2 feet above ground level
possible especially during high tide... continuing through 7 PM
* Timing... through the end of the week.
* Impacts... frequent life-threatening rip currents are expected.
The surf is dangerous for all levels of swimmers.
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 coastal Flood Advisory indicates that strong easterly winds
combined with tides running above predicated levels could generate
flooding of low areas along the shores of Alabama and northwest.