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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1052 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

MAZ007-013>024-251200-
Eastern Essex MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-
Including the cities of Gloucester, Foxborough, Norwood,
Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth,
Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth,
Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket
1052 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...

Marine stratus and fog will expand northwest across portions of
eastern Massachusetts overnight. Visibility within the fog will
generally vary less than 1 mile, getting as low as one quarter
mile in spots.

Travelers should slow down and be wary of sudden drops in
visibility.

$$

WTB




High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1015 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

MAZ020-022>024-RIZ006>008-251015-
/O.CON.KBOX.SU.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170926T2200Z/
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
1015 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...ALONG OCEAN EXPOSED BEACHES ON THE SOUTH COASTS OF
  MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND.

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...INCREASING LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY
  SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE MARIA WILL BE MOVING INTO THE
  SOUTH COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN
  RATHER HIGH SURF ALONG THE OCEAN EXPOSED COASTLINE AND A HIGH
  RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...AREAS OF BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RIP CURRENT...SOMETIMES MISTAKENLY CALLED AN UNDERTOW...IS A
STRONG BUT NARROW CURRENT OF WATER FLOWING FROM THE BEACH TO THE
SURF ZONE. IT CAN RAPIDLY CARRY A SWIMMER INTO DEEPER WATER...AND
EXHAUST AN INDIVIDUAL TRYING TO SWIM AGAINST IT.

IN ADDITION...VIEWERS OF LARGE SURF SHOULD STAY IN SAFE AREAS
WELL AWAY FROM POSSIBLE SPLASHOVER. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE
THAN TWICE THE AVERAGE WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH CAN SWEEP A PERSON
INTO THE WATER FROM WHAT MAY SEEM TO BE A SAFE VIEWING AREA.
FALLING INTO TURBULENT AND SOMETIMES ROCKY WATERS CAN RESULT IN
INJURY THAT REDUCES THE CHANCE OF SURVIVAL.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
432 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

MAZ020-022>024-RIZ006>008-252045-
Southern Bristol MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-
Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
432 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for coastal southeastern
Massachusetts and southern Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.

A swell from Hurricane Maria will produce dangerous surf and life-
threatening rip currents along ocean exposed south coast beaches
from Monday through Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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