…STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ABOVE NORMAL TIDES… .

STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING WITH THE LARGE WAVE RUN UP ONTO THE BEACH. BEACH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING SLOWLY IMPROVING MONDAY. …

STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ABOVE NORMAL TIDES… 
* COASTAL FLOODING…LARGE SWELLS SPREADING ACROSS THE BEACHES HAS LED TO HIGH WATER ON THE BEACHES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS. WATER MAY ENCROACH ON HIGHWAY 87 NEAR HIGH ISLAND TONIGHT AND OTHER FLOOD PRONE BEACH AREA. 

* TIMING…THE STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. 

* IMPACTS…THE STRONG RIP CURRENTS CAN BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED THROUGH THE PERIOD. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORE. OUNCE 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.

 

Target Area: Brazoria; Chambers; Galveston; Jackson; Matagorda