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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
355 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...

.LEFTOVER SOUTHERLY SWELLS FROM DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM COMBINED HIGH
SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO YIELD STRONG RIP CURRENTS ACROSS SOUTH
FACING BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASS INCLUDING THE
ISLANDS INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

MAZ020-023-024-RIZ006>008-300000-
/O.CON.KBOX.RP.S.0001.000000T0000Z-150630T0000Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
355 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE SOUTH COAST OF RHODE ISLAND AND PORTIONS OF THE SOUTH COAST
  OF MASSACHUSETTS INCLUDING THE ISLANDS.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET.

* OTHER HAZARDS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS THERE IS THE RISK FOR
  DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG SOME AREA BEACHES. RIP CURRENTS CAN BECOME LIFE
  THREATENING IF NOT HEADED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH
OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF
STRUCTURES SUCH AS JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE
BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. RIP CURRENTS CAN BECOME
LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE (USE LOWERCASE LETTERS) TO SHARE YOUR
THOUGHTS ON THE NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM

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