Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Rip Current Statement in Galveston County, Texas
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Galveston County Texas Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
7/3/2022 3:39:00 AM until 7/3/2022 7:00:00 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 IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Dangerous rip currents along Gulf facing beaches. * WHERE...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands, Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula. * WHEN...Through this evening. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.