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  • Rip Current Statement for GAZ140 County, Georgia
  • Rip Current Statement issued April 18 at 3:23PM EDT until April 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:23 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2 a.m.
  • ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
    EVENING...
    ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
    EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...
    * TIDE LEVELS...HIGH TIDE AT FORT PULASKI THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR
    AROUND 1130 PM. TIDE LEVELS WILL REACH BETWEEN 9.2 AND 9.6 FT
    MEAN LOWER LOW WATER...CAUSING MINOR SALTWATER FLOODING OF LOW-
    LYING COASTAL AREAS...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN SAVANNAH AND THE
    BARRIER ISLANDS. HEAVY RAINFALL MAY COINCIDE WITH HIGH TIDE THIS
    EVENING...CAUSING SIGNIFICANTLY WORSE FLOODING PROBLEMS.
    * RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
    DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS
    WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.
    * IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING
    COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
    PROPERTIES.