Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1202 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...LOCALIZED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT THE ATLANTIC BEACHES...

CTZ009-NYZ071-073-176-177-241800-
/O.CON.KOKX.CF.S.0021.000000T0000Z-170724T1800Z/
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-BRONX-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-
1202 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...LOCALIZED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...COASTLINES ALONG WESTERN LONG ISLAND SOUND.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND 1 TO 1 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

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NYZ075-080-081-178-179-250100-
/O.CON.KOKX.RP.S.0010.000000T0000Z-170725T0100Z/
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
1202 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...AROUND 5 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LIGHTNING RISK...LOW.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SURF WITH LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS AND NEAR STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES...AND
PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT ANY
SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND
POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT.  IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

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