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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
606 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...DANGEROUS SURF WILL IMPACT MAINE BEACHES...

.DANGEROUS SWELL FROM HURRICANE GERT WILL IMPACT MAINE BEACHES.
WAVE HEIGHTS OF 5 TO 6 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN STRONG RIP
CURRENTS, AND POSSIBLE BEACH EROSION.

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606 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...OCEAN BEACHES OF MIDCOAST MAINE AND OUTLYING
  ISLANDS.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 6 FEET WITH LONG PERIOD SWELL.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS, ROUGH SURF, AND BEACH EROSION
  ARE LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
JC



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