Weather Alerts for Galveston

Issued by the National Weather Service

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
GALVESTON

Areas Affected:
Bolivar Peninsula - Brazoria Islands - Galveston Island - Matagorda Islands
Effective: Sun, 5/9 3:40am Updated: Sun, 5/9 3:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 5/9 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.
* WHERE...Brazoria Islands, Matagorda Islands, Bolivar Peninsula
and Galveston Island Counties.
* WHEN...Through this evening.
* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
from shore into deeper water.

Information:
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.