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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
414 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-240415-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.BH.S.0013.140924T1200Z-140925T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-
NORTHAMPTON VA-
414 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

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

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

* WAVES AND SURF...WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE OF 4 TO 6 FEET. SHORE
  BREAK OF 4 FEET CAN CAUSE NECK AND SPINAL INJURIES...AFFECTING
  EVEN THE MOST ABLE SWIMMERS.

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

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




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