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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1139 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.SUSTAINED MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH AN
INCREASE IN LONG PERIOD SWELLS TONIGHT WHICH MAY LEAD TO MINOR
TIDAL OVERFLOW ALONG SELECT COASTAL AREAS. IN ADDITION...A HIGH
RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COAST.

TXZ242-243-030100-
/O.NEW.KCRP.CF.Y.0001.140903T0300Z-140903T1700Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-140904T0600Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-
1139 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR NUECES AND KLEBERG COUNTIES...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CDT WEDNESDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...AN INCREASE IN LONG PERIOD SWELL COMBINED
  WITH HIGH TIDE AND EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND WILL LEAD TO MINOR
  TIDAL OVERFLOW ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES...AND POSSIBLY PORTIONS
  OF NORTH BEACH. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH AROUND 2.0
  FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL TONIGHT...MAINLY ALONG GULF BEACHES
  FROM PORT ARANSAS AND POINTS SOUTH.

* TIMING...RIP CURRENT THREAT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. COASTAL
  FLOODING THREAT FROM 10 PM TONIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR ALONG
  THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST. BOTH THE
  STRENGTH AND FREQUENCY OF THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN SURF
  THAT IS DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS...ESPECIALLY AROUND JETTIES AND
  PIERS. MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW MAY RESULT IN WATER REACHING THE
  DUNES IN SOME LOCATIONS...MAKING DRIVING ALONG AREA BEACHES
  HAZARDOUS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$



Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1139 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.SUSTAINED MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH AN
INCREASE IN LONG PERIOD SWELLS TONIGHT WHICH MAY LEAD TO MINOR
TIDAL OVERFLOW ALONG SELECT COASTAL AREAS. IN ADDITION...A HIGH
RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS
COAST.

TXZ242-243-030100-
/O.NEW.KCRP.CF.Y.0001.140903T0300Z-140903T1700Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-140904T0600Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-
1139 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR NUECES AND KLEBERG COUNTIES...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CDT WEDNESDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...AN INCREASE IN LONG PERIOD SWELL COMBINED
  WITH HIGH TIDE AND EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND WILL LEAD TO MINOR
  TIDAL OVERFLOW ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES...AND POSSIBLY PORTIONS
  OF NORTH BEACH. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH AROUND 2.0
  FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL TONIGHT...MAINLY ALONG GULF BEACHES
  FROM PORT ARANSAS AND POINTS SOUTH.

* TIMING...RIP CURRENT THREAT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. COASTAL
  FLOODING THREAT FROM 10 PM TONIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR ALONG
  THE GULF FACING BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST. BOTH THE
  STRENGTH AND FREQUENCY OF THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN SURF
  THAT IS DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMERS...ESPECIALLY AROUND JETTIES AND
  PIERS. MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW MAY RESULT IN WATER REACHING THE
  DUNES IN SOME LOCATIONS...MAKING DRIVING ALONG AREA BEACHES
  HAZARDOUS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1019 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

TXZ229>234-239>247-031200-
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
1019 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH
TEXAS TODAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT...MAINLY NEAR THE COAST OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE.

WITH INCREASING SWELLS AND ONSHORE FLOW...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 109 ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON FOR
THE NORTHERN BRUSH COUNTRY FROM COTULLA TO GEORGE WEST...AND WEBB
COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ON WEDNESDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE
SLOWER MOVING STORMS.

THERE WILL BE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS DAILY FROM THURSDAY THROUGH
MONDAY...WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCE BEING THURSDAY. NO OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED.

LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH
AT LEAST WEDNESDAY EVENING...BUT POSSIBLY INTO THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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