Coastal Hazard Statement
Date: 3:50 PM CST on February 23, 2019
Expires: 12:00 AM CST on February 24, 2019
...High rip current risk remains in effect until midnight CST
* where...Gulf beaches of Alabama and northwest Florida.
* 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.