Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
325 AM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...HIGH SURF WILL IMPACT MAINE BEACHES...

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

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325 AM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

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

* SURF HEIGHT...BUILDING TO AROUND 5 FEET WITH A LONG PERIOD
  SWELL.

* TIMING...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.

&&

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