Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
408 AM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-170000-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.BH.S.0006.170816T0808Z-170817T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
408 AM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...BREAKING WAVES OF 3 TO 4 FT WILL RESULT IN ROUGH
  SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-THREATENING
CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

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