Rip Current Statement in Matagorda County,
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Matagorda County Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
11/21/2020 3:34:00 PM until 11/21/2020 6:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
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.
Alert Summary
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected. * WHERE...In the U.S. Virgin Islands, northwest beaches of St. Thomas. In Puerto Rico, beaches of Aguada and Rincon. * WHEN...Through this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.