TX WFO HOUSTON/GALVESTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO HOUSTON/GALVESTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, August 6, 2022

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RIP CURRENT STATEMENT

Coastal Hazard Message

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

940 AM CDT Sat Aug 6 2022

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands, Galveston Island

and Bolivar Peninsula Counties.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away

from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and

float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a

direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the

shore and call or wave for help.

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