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: Wed, 5/25 10:55am Updated: Wed, 5/25 12:05pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 5/25 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.
* WHERE...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands, Galveston Island
and Bolivar Peninsula Counties.
* WHEN...Through Wednesday 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.