Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS41 KBOX 291955 CFWBOX COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 355 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015 ...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES INTO EARLY THIS EVENING... .LEFTOVER SOUTHERLY SWELLS FROM DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM COMBINED HIGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO YIELD STRONG RIP CURRENTS ACROSS SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASS INCLUDING THE ISLANDS INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. MAZ020-023-024-RIZ006>008-300000- /O.CON.KBOX.RP.S.0001.000000T0000Z-150630T0000Z/ SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI- BLOCK ISLAND RI- 355 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * LOCATION...THE SOUTH COAST OF RHODE ISLAND AND PORTIONS OF THE SOUTH COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS INCLUDING THE ISLANDS. * RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH. * SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET. * OTHER HAZARDS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS THERE IS THE RISK FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG SOME AREA BEACHES. RIP CURRENTS CAN BECOME LIFE THREATENING IF NOT HEADED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS. RIP CURRENTS CAN BECOME LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF. PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE (USE LOWERCASE LETTERS) TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM && $$ $$ FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSBOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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