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
938 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED FOR THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS OF
NASSAU COUNTY...

NYZ178-179-300200-
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/O.CON.KOKX.CF.Y.0025.160929T2200Z-160930T0200Z/
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SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
938 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 10 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH

* SURF HEIGHT...4-6 FT

* TIMING...TODAY

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH SHORE BAYS.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...UP TO 2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL LEVELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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.

&&

...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THURSDAY...

FREEPORT NY.........814 PM.........5.9/5.1.........MINOR.....

$$

NYZ075-080-081-292300-
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KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
938 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH

* SURF HEIGHT...4-6 FT

* TIMING...TODAY

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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