Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
351 PM EDT MON SEP 18 2017

...DANGEROUS SURF AT ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEK...
...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

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KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
351 PM EDT MON SEP 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE SOUTHERN BAYS AND ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES
  OF NEW YORK CITY.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH THROUGH MIDWEEK.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FT TODAY...BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FT TUESDAY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...2 TO 2 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES LATE
  TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* POTENTIAL COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...2 TO LOCALLY 3 FEET OF
  INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS
  NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE
  LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WOULD RESULT IN
  NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES AND CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS, LAWNS AND
  HOMES/BUSINESSES WITH BASEMENTS NEAR THE WATERFRONT. VEHICLES
  PARKED IN VULNERABLE AREAS NEAR THE WATERFRONT WOULD LIKELY
  BECOME FLOODED.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH
  EROSION AND MINOR DAMAGE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS AND NEAR STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES...AND
PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT ANY
SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND
POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT.  IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

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

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

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SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
351 PM EDT MON SEP 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH THROUGH MIDWEEK.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 8 FT TODAY...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT TUESDAY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...2 TO 3 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES LATE
  TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN
  SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION AND CONSIDERABLE EROSION OF DUNE
  STRUCTURES THROUGH MIDWEEK. LOCALIZED WASHOVERS WILL RESULT IN
  SOME FLOODING OF ROADWAYS AND VULNERABLE STRUCTURES BEHIND
  PROTECTIVE DUNES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS AND NEAR STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES...AND
PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT ANY
SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND
POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT.  IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

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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HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
351 PM EDT MON SEP 18 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...VULNERABLE LOCALES ALONG LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR,
  THE ARTHUR KILL, NEWARK BAY, AND THE TIDALLY AFFECTED RIVERINE
  AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...2 TO 2 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES LATE
  TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* POTENTIAL COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...2 TO LOCALLY 3 FEET OF
  INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS
  NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE
  LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WOULD RESULT IN
  NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES AND CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS, LAWNS AND
  HOMES/BUSINESSES WITH BASEMENTS NEAR THE WATERFRONT. VEHICLES
  PARKED IN VULNERABLE AREAS NEAR THE WATERFRONT WOULD LIKELY
  BECOME FLOODED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$



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