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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
502 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

MDZ025-VAZ099-262115-
Maryland Beaches-Accomack-
502 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 7 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland and
southeast Virginia.

.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 RIP CURRENT RISK.
   High Surf Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

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

   High Surf Advisory.

Hurricane Maria is expected to approach the Outer Banks Tuesday
night into Wednesday, before moving farther offshore Thursday. This
could produce windy conditions along with minor tidal flooding
Tuesday night into Wednesday. The amount of impacts will be
dependent on how close Maria gets to the coast.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
430 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

MDZ025-VAZ099-260430-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SU.Y.0013.170926T0800Z-170927T2300Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170926T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-
430 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 7 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 7 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...LOWER MARYLAND AND OCEANSIDE OF ACCOMACK COUNTY VA.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS IS A COUPLE HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE NEARSHORE WAVES OF 4 TO 7 FEET
  THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
  WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FEET LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL
  CREATE DANGEROUS SURF FOR ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER, AND SOME MINOR
  BEACH EROSION.

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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

MRD



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