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
406 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR THE SUFFOLK
COUNTY ATLANTIC BEACHES...

NYZ080-081-251000-
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SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
406 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES OF SUFFOLK COUNTY.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH

* SURF HEIGHT...AROUND 7 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.


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 THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF 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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...
BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TOWARD THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM
DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

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

&&

$$

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KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
406 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES FROM BROOKLYN EAST THROUGH
  NASSAU COUNTY.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

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 THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF 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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...
BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TOWARD THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM
DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$


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