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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE...

NHZ014-232015-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF PORTSMOUTH AND HAMPTON
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 60S.
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 60 DEGREES, THE
                    AVERAGE SUBMERGED PERSON COULD LOSE DEXTERITY
                    WITHIN MINUTES AND BE UNABLE TO ACCOMPLISH
                    SIMPLE TASKS LIKE BUCKLING A LIFE JACKET OR
                    OPERATING A RADIO.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT HAMPTON BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.1 FEET AT 3:46 AM
HIGH TIDE 9.0 FEET AT 9:39 AM
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 4:03 PM
HIGH TIDE 9.9 FEET AT 10:02 PM

$$

MEZ023-232015-
COASTAL YORK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OLD ORCHARD, FORTUNES ROCK, WELLS, OGUNQUIT,
AND YORK
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DENSE FOG UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 60S.
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN
                    BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........2 TO 3 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 60 DEGREES, THE
                    AVERAGE SUBMERGED PERSON COULD LOSE DEXTERITY
                    WITHIN MINUTES AND BE UNABLE TO ACCOMPLISH
                    SIMPLE TASKS LIKE BUCKLING A LIFE JACKET OR
                    OPERATING A RADIO.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT OLD ORCHARD BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:08 AM
HIGH TIDE 9.5 FEET AT 9:25 AM
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:25 PM
HIGH TIDE 10.6 FEET AT 9:48 PM

AT WELLS BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:16 AM
HIGH TIDE 9.5 FEET AT 9:33 AM
LOW TIDE -0.1 FEET AT 3:33 PM
HIGH TIDE 10.5 FEET AT 9:55 PM

$$

MEZ024-232015-
COASTAL CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SCARBOROUGH, HIGGINS, AND CRESCENT
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 60S.
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........2 TO 3 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 60 DEGREES, THE
                    AVERAGE SUBMERGED PERSON COULD LOSE DEXTERITY
                    WITHIN MINUTES AND BE UNABLE TO ACCOMPLISH
                    SIMPLE TASKS LIKE BUCKLING A LIFE JACKET OR
                    OPERATING A RADIO.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT HIGGINS BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:08 AM
HIGH TIDE 9.5 FEET AT 9:25 AM
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:25 PM
HIGH TIDE 10.6 FEET AT 9:48 PM

$$

MEZ025-232015-
SAGADAHOC-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF REID STATE PARK AND POPHAM
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 60S.
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 3 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 60 DEGREES, THE
                    AVERAGE SUBMERGED PERSON COULD LOSE DEXTERITY
                    WITHIN MINUTES AND BE UNABLE TO ACCOMPLISH
                    SIMPLE TASKS LIKE BUCKLING A LIFE JACKET OR
                    OPERATING A RADIO.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT POPHAM BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.1 FEET AT 3:42 AM
HIGH TIDE 8.7 FEET AT 9:51 AM
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:59 PM
HIGH TIDE 9.6 FEET AT 10:14 PM

$$

MEZ026-232015-
LINCOLN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF PEMAQUID
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 60S.
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 3 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 60 DEGREES, THE
                    AVERAGE SUBMERGED PERSON COULD LOSE DEXTERITY
                    WITHIN MINUTES AND BE UNABLE TO ACCOMPLISH
                    SIMPLE TASKS LIKE BUCKLING A LIFE JACKET OR
                    OPERATING A RADIO.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT PEMAQUID BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:10 AM
HIGH TIDE 9.5 FEET AT 9:20 AM
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:27 PM
HIGH TIDE 10.6 FEET AT 9:43 PM

$$

MEZ027-232015-
KNOX-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BIRCH POINT
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 60S.
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
                    10 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........2 TO 3 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...49 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 50 DEGREES, THE
                    CHANCE OF IMMEDIATE INCAPACITATION DUE TO COLD
                    SHOCK IS EXTREMELY HIGH, AND CHANCES OF
                    SURVIVAL BECOME SEVERELY DIMINISHED EVEN WITH
                    THE APPROPRIATE THERMAL PROTECTION.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT BIRCH POINT BEACH...

LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:06 AM
HIGH TIDE 10.5 FEET AT 9:15 AM
LOW TIDE -0.3 FEET AT 3:25 PM
HIGH TIDE 11.5 FEET AT 9:39 PM

$$

MEZ028-232015-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF MOOSE POINT STATE PARK
256 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL 10 AM.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 60S.
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH
                    AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 1 FEET.
WATER TEMPERATURE...49 DEGREES. ACCORDING TO THE USCG, WHEN THE
                    WATER TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 50 DEGREES, THE
                    CHANCE OF IMMEDIATE INCAPACITATION DUE TO COLD
                    SHOCK IS EXTREMELY HIGH, AND CHANCES OF
                    SURVIVAL BECOME SEVERELY DIMINISHED EVEN WITH
                    THE APPROPRIATE THERMAL PROTECTION.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT
                    WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
                    SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP
                    CURRENTS. HOWEVER, RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
                    POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND OTHER
                    STRUCTURES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT MOOSE POINT STATE PARK...

LOW TIDE -0.3 FEET AT 2:59 AM
HIGH TIDE 11.0 FEET AT 9:14 AM
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:17 PM
HIGH TIDE 12.1 FEET AT 9:36 PM

$$



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