Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KJAX
Issued 3/26/2019 9:31 AM America/New_York.
Valid through 3/28/2019 8:00 AM America/New_York.
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coastal glynn-coastal camden-
931 am edt tue mar 26 2019
...high rip current risk in effect from late tonight through
the national weather service in jacksonville has issued a high
rip current risk, which is in effect from late tonight through
* locations...atlantic coastal areas of southeast georgia.
* surf and rip current risk...surf/breakers 4 to 6 feet along the
coast tonight through wednesday night, along with a high risk of
* timing...tonight through thursday morning.
there is a high risk of rip currents.
rip currents will be life threatening.
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 and the beach patrol.
pay attention to flags and posted signs.
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