Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1010 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM FRIDAY...

.DEEP WATER SWELLS OF MAINLY 4-8 FEET AND WITH VERY LONG
WAVELENTHS OF 14 TO 15 SECONDS ARE ARRIVING ALONG THE COAST THIS
MORNING. THESE SWELLS WILL MAKE FOR A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
THE REST OF TODAY AND INTO FRIDAY.

MEZ023>028-NHZ014-282215-
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COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
1010 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...OCEAN EXPOSED BEACHES.

* SURF HEIGHT...MAINLY 4-8 FT.

* TIMING...THE REST OF TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AT AREA
  BEACHES AS WELL AS STRONGER THAN NORMAL WAVES. LARGE WAVES CAN
  SWEEP A PERSON INTO THE OCEAN FROM WHAT MAY NORMALLY BE A SAFE
  VIEWING AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

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