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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
251 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017


MEZ023-024-NHZ014-260600-
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/O.CON.KGYX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-170626T0000Z/
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
251 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

...PADDLE CRAFT RISK REMAINS HIGH THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF MAINE AS WELL AS THE SEACOAST
  OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE COLD WATER TEMPERATURES CAN QUICKLY CAUSE
  HYPOTHERMIA TO ANYONE IMMERSED IN THE WATER. ANYONE ON BOATS
  OR PADDLECRAFT SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION TO AVOID THIS THREAT.

* COASTAL FLOODING...VERY HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES WILL CONTINUE
  TONIGHT. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF MINOR NUISSANCE COASTAL
  FLOODING NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE IN PORTLAND
  HARBOR WILL OCCUR AT 1 AM.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ025>028-260000-
/O.CON.KGYX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-170626T0000Z/
SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
251 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE MIDCOAST REGION OF MAINE.

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE COLD WATER TEMPERATURES CAN QUICKLY CAUSE
  HYPOTHERMIA TO ANYONE IMMERSED IN THE WATER. ANYONE ON BOATS
  OR PADDLECRAFT SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION TO AVOID THIS THREAT.

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.

&&

$$
JC



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