Weather Alerts for Corpus Christi

Issued by the National Weather Service

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
CORPUS CHRISTI

Areas Affected:
Aransas Islands - Calhoun Islands - Kleberg Islands - Nueces Islands
Effective: Wed, 6/26 3:13pm Updated: Thu, 6/27 3:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/27 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS...
.Moderate southeast winds and a long period swell will maintain a
high risk for rip currents through early Thursday morning along
Gulf-facing beaches of the Middle Texas Coast.
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...
* TIMING...Through 7 AM CDT Thursday morning.
* IMPACTS...Strong rip currents are expected along Gulf-facing
beaches, especially near piers and jetties. These rip currents
are life threatening to anyone entering the surf.

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.