Gulf Coast weather alerts

Rip Current Alert

The following areas are affected:

  • Lower Mobile
  • Lower Baldwin
  • Coastal Escambia
  • Santa Rosa
  • Coastal Okaloosa

High Rip Current Risk Remains In Effect Through Late Tonight
- Timing Through Late Tonight.
- Winds East Northeast This Morning Increasing To 15 To 25 Mph And
Becoming More South To Southwest During The Day. Frequent Higher Gusts.
- Impacts More Frequent Dangerous To Potentially Deadly Rip
Currents Along The Beaches Of Alabama And Northwest Florida
This Weekend.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
There Is A High Risk Of Rip Currents.
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.
If You Become Caught In A Rip Current Do Not Panic. Remain Calm
And Begin To Swim Parallel To Shore. Once You Are Away From The
Force Of The Rip Current Begin To Swim Back To The Beach. Do
Not Attempt To Swim Directly Against A Rip Current. Even A Strong
Swimmer Can Become Exhausted Quickly.

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Escambia
  • Upper Mobile
  • Upper Baldwin
  • Lower Mobile
  • Lower Baldwin
  • Inland Escambia
  • Choctaw
  • Santa Rosa
  • Inland Okaloosa
  • Coastal Okaloosa
  • Greene
  • George
  • Coastal Escambia
  • Washington
  • Clarke
  • Monroe
  • Conecuh

Wind Advisory In Effect From 9 Am This Morning To 6 Pm Cst
This Evening
The National Weather Service In Mobile Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect From 9 Am This Morning To 6 Pm Cst
This Evening.
- Timing 9 Am This Morning To 6 Pm Cst This Evening.
- Winds East To Southeast Early Becoming South To Southwest 20
To 30 Mph With Frequent Higher Gusts Likely.
- Impacts Windy Conditions Can Make Driving Difficult And Blow
Around Unsecured Light Weight Objects.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Advisory Means That Winds Of 30 To 39 Mph Are Expected.
Winds This Strong Can Make Driving Difficult Especially For High
Profile Vehicles. Use Extra Caution. Also Unsecured Light Weight
Objects Can Be Blown Around.