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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
910 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

MEZ029-030-200915-
/O.CON.KCAR.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170921T1200Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
910 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

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

* SURF HEIGHT...6 TO 10 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HIGH DANGEROUS SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL MAKE
  FOR HAZARDOUS SURF CONDITIONS. RIP CURRENTS, HIGH SURF, AND
  SNEAKER WAVES CLAIM 11 TIMES MORE LIVES THAN HURRICANES!

* RIP CURRENTS...ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY
  AWAY FROM SHORE. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS. PAY ATTENTION
  TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

* HIGH SURF...LARGE WAVES CAN PRESENT A DANGER TO PEOPLE ON ROCKS
  ABOVE THE WATER. STAY AWAY FROM ROCK OUTCROPS ALONG THE
  SHORELINE EXPOSED TO OCEAN WAVES AS WAVES CAN EASILY SWEEP
  PEOPLE INTO THE COLD OCEAN WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$

CB



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