Coastal Glynn Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:39 PM EDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
evening...

* coastal flooding... minor tidal flooding is expected around
times of high tide along area beaches and within coastal
estuaries.

* Timing... elevated water levels will continue through Thursday
morning. High risk for rip currents through Friday.

* Impacts... strong rip currents are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
current.





339 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
evening...

* coastal flooding... minor tidal flooding is expected around
times of high tide along area beaches and within coastal
estuaries.

* Timing... elevated water levels will continue through Thursday
morning. High risk for rip currents through Friday.

* Impacts... strong rip currents are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
current.




Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:39 PM EDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
evening...

* coastal flooding... minor tidal flooding is expected around
times of high tide along area beaches and within coastal
estuaries.

* Timing... elevated water levels will continue through Thursday
morning. High risk for rip currents through Friday.

* Impacts... strong rip currents are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
current.





339 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
evening...

* coastal flooding... minor tidal flooding is expected around
times of high tide along area beaches and within coastal
estuaries.

* Timing... elevated water levels will continue through Thursday
morning. High risk for rip currents through Friday.

* Impacts... strong rip currents are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
current.