WILLACY County, Texas
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Rip Current Statement
TXZ251-256-257-260500-
/O.CON.KBRO.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150526T0500Z/
KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
202 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...MODERATE TO HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

* TIMING...REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE THREATENING LONGSHORE CURRENTS FROM
SCHLITTERBAHN BEACH RESORT NORTH THROUGH THE PUBLIC ACCESS
POINTS...AND ALONG THE SHORE TO THE PORT MANSFIELD JETTIES WILL
QUICKLY MOVE UNPREPARED SWIMMERS NORTHWARD...AND IN SOME CASES
OUTWARD...IN THE SURF ZONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS.

THE MOST DANGEROUS LOCATIONS FOR RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ARE NEAR SCHLITTERBAHN BEACH RESORT...NEAR
CLAYTON'S BEACH BAR...AND AT PUBLIC ACCESS POINTS FROM ANDY BOWIE
PARK NORTHWARD. ALL AREAS WILL HAVE RAPID NORTHWARD FLOW AND
CHOPPY SURF.

POOR SWIMMERS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN IN KNEE DEEP OR
LESS WATER...AND OTHERS SHOULD BRING A FLOTATION DEVICE SUCH AS A
BOOGIE BOARD WITH ROPE AND A LIFE JACKET WHEN VENTURING OUT INTO
THE SURF. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

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

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