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
318 AM EDT FRI JUL 28 2017

MEZ029-030-281530-
/O.NEW.KCAR.BH.S.0010.170728T1200Z-170729T0000Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
318 AM EDT FRI JUL 28 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

DUDA



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