Okaloosa Coastal Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:56 AM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon.

* 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.

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.




Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:56 AM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon.

* 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.

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.