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Beach Hazards Statement

AND MARYLAND
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
431 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS ALONG THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE BEACHES
WILL BE ROUGH AT TIMES THIS WEEK AND POSSIBLY THROUGH THE LABOR DAY
WEEKEND AS WELL...

.A COMBINATION OF PROBABLE MULTIPLE TROPICAL CYCLONES OF VARYING
INTENSITY IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN...WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF NEW
JERSEY AND DELAWARE THIS WEEK...AND PERIODS OF ONSHORE WIND...WILL
NOTICEABLY INCREASE THE DANGER FOR THE FORMATION OF RIP CURRENTS.
TODAY`S ROUGH CONDITIONS WILL LINGER INTO WEDNESDAY BEFORE TEMPORARY
IMPROVEMENT THURSDAY. HOWEVER, ANOTHER EXTENDED PERIOD OF ROUGH
SURF ZONE CONDITIONS IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP FRIDAY OR SATURDAY,
POSSIBLY LINGERING THROUGH LABOR DAY.

DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-302145-
/O.CON.KPHI.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-160901T0000Z/
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
431 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

IF GOING TO THE SHORE TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...BE ALERT FOR DANGEROUS
RIP CURRENTS AND SWIM ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS PATROLLED BY LIFEGUARDS.

EASTERLY SWELLS TODAY WILL BE ABOUT A FOOT HIGHER THAN YESTERDAY,
WITH BREAKERS IN EXCESS OF 4 FEET EXPECTED TO MAKE IT NOTICEABLY
ROUGHER IN THE SURF ZONE AS COMPARED TO 24 HOURS AGO.

WHILE THE SWELLS WILL DECREASE EVER SO SLOWLY WEDNESDAY, A MODERATE
RISK FOR THE FORMATION OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL PROBABLY
CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

THE LARGE BREAKERS IN THE BEACH SWIMMING ZONE CAN ALSO KNOCK
SWIMMERS AND WADERS INTO THE SAND, CAUSING INJURY.

IT IS STRONGLY ADVISED TO SWIM ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS WATCHED
BY LIFEGUARDS. SWIMMING AFTER THE LIFEGUARDS GO HOME OR WHERE
LIFEGUARDS DO NOT HAVE YOU IN SIGHT RAISES THE RISK OF INJURY OR
DEATH DUE TO RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

$$

DRAG




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
305 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-310715-
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
305 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN DELAWARE...CENTRAL
NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS. TODAYS SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL PROBABLY BE A LITTLE
WORSE THAN YESTERDAY DUE TO THE ADDED WIND WAVE DEVELOPED BY A
GUSTY NORTHEAST WIND.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THERE IS AT LEAST A MODERATE RISK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ON WEDNESDAY.

THE RISK MAY DECREASE SLIGHTLY THURSDAY BUT IT SHOULD INCREASE TO
MODERATE OR POSSIBLY GREATER FRIDAY THROUGH THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND.
THIS INCREASE NEXT WEEKEND WILL BE RELATED TO EASTERLY SWELLS
DEVELOPING IN A PERSISTENT EAST NORTHEAST FLOW OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST, AIDED BY PROBABLE TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE FAR TO OUR SOUTH
AND EAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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