Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
817 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

MEZ029-030-260000-
/O.NEW.KCAR.BH.S.0002.170625T1217Z-170626T0000Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
817 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...ACADIA NATIONAL PARK...LAMOINE BEACH...CASTINE...
  ROQUE BLUFFS STATE PARK...QUODDY HEAD STATE PARK

* BEACH HAZARD...THE WARM AIR TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOW
  70S MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGERS OF THE COLD
  WATER TEMPERATURES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY ONLY IN THE LOW 50S.

* TIMING...TODAY.

* IMPACTS...ANYONE ON BOATS OR PADDLECRAFT SHOULD USE CAUTION
  AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMERSION. DRESS FOR WATER TEMPERATURES
  AND KNOW HOW TO PERFORM RESCUES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED ON DAYS WHEN A SIGNIFICANT
NUMBER OF BOATS AND PADDLECRAFT ARE EXPECTED TO BE OUT ON THE
WATER AND WHEN WARM AIR TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO
UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGER OF THE COLD WATER. PADDLE SMART FROM THE
START. ALWAYS WEAR YOUR LIFEJACKET. BE AWARE OF WIND CONDITIONS,
TIDES AND LOCALIZED CURRENTS.

&&

$$

HEWITT



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