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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
419 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY...

.HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY.

NCZ102-VAZ098-200900-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.BH.S.0011.140920T1200Z-140921T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
419 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...ALL DAY SATURDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF...WAVES IN THE SURF 3 TO 4 FEET. SHORE BREAK OF 4
  FEET CAN CAUSE NECK AND SPINAL INJURIES...AFFECTING EVEN THE
  MOST ABLE SWIMMERS. SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY
  ON THE BEACH POTENTIALLY CAUSING NECK AND HEAD INJURIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND OTHER
HAZARDS ARE POSSIBLE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE
WATER.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

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

&&

$$


FOR THE LATEST TIDE LEVEL UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=AKQ





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