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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:12 PM GMT Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High risk of rip currents through Sunday afternoon...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in tiyan has cancelled the high surf
advisory.

Along east facing reefs... surf has fallen below hazardous levels.
Surf of 7 to 9 feet will cause a high rip current risk through the
coming weekend.

* A high risk of rip currents remains in effect along east
facing reefs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Strong rip currents are expected. If you are caught in a rip
current... swim parallel to shore and back toward the beach when
possible. Do not attempt to swim directly against a rip current.

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... beach patrol
flags and signs.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.



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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:12 PM GMT Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High risk of rip currents through Sunday afternoon...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in tiyan has cancelled the high surf
advisory.

Along east facing reefs... surf has fallen below hazardous levels.
Surf of 7 to 9 feet will cause a high rip current risk through the
coming weekend.

* A high risk of rip currents remains in effect along east
facing reefs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Strong rip currents are expected. If you are caught in a rip
current... swim parallel to shore and back toward the beach when
possible. Do not attempt to swim directly against a rip current.

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... beach patrol
flags and signs.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.



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