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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
330 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

MEZ029-030-210330-
/O.NEW.KCAR.BH.S.0008.170721T1200Z-170722T0000Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
330 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* LOCATION...ACADIA NATIONAL PARK...SCHOODIC POINT PENINSULA...
  LAMOINE BEACH...CASTINE...ROQUE BLUFFS STATE PARK...QUODDY HEAD
  STATE PARK.

* BEACH HAZARD...THE WARM AIR TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER
  80S MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGERS OF THE COLD
  WATER TEMPERATURES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY ONLY IN THE MID TO UPPER
  50S.

* TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ANYONE ON BOATS OR PADDLECRAFT SHOULD USE CAUTION
  AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMERSION. DRESS FOR WATER TEMPERATURES
  AND KNOW HOW TO PERFORM RESCUES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED ON DAYS WHEN A SIGNIFICANT
NUMBER OF BOATS AND PADDLECRAFT ARE EXPECTED TO BE OUT ON THE
WATER AND WHEN WARM AIR TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO
UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGER OF THE COLD WATER. PADDLE SMART FROM THE
START. ALWAYS WEAR YOUR LIFEJACKET. BE AWARE OF WIND CONDITIONS,
TIDES AND LOCALIZED CURRENTS.

&&

$$

TD



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