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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Caribou ME
1252 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

MEZ029-030-241700-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
1252 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Coastal DownEast Maine.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1250 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

MEZ029-030-240000-
/O.CAN.KCAR.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170923T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.BH.S.0017.170923T1650Z-170924T0000Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
1250 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

WAVE HEIGHTS HAVE LOWERED BELOW 5 FEET ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST
WITH THE RIP CURRENT RISK LOWERING TO MODERATE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING...THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATION...ACADIA NATIONAL PARK...SCHOODIC POINT PENINSULA...
  LAMOINE BEACH...CASTINE...ROQUE BLUFFS STATE PARK...QUODDY HEAD
  STATE PARK.

* BEACH HAZARD...THE WARM AIR TEMPERATURES OF 75 TO 80 DEGREES MAY
  CAUSE PEOPLE TO UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGERS OF THE COLD WATER
  TEMPERATURES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY ONLY 56 TO 58 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...ANYONE ON BOATS OR PADDLECRAFT SHOULD USE CAUTION
  AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMERSION. DRESS FOR WATER TEMPERATURES
  AND KNOW HOW TO PERFORM RESCUES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED ON DAYS WHEN A SIGNIFICANT
NUMBER OF BOATS AND PADDLECRAFT ARE EXPECTED TO BE OUT ON THE
WATER AND WHEN WARM AIR TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO
UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGER OF THE COLD WATER. PADDLE SMART FROM THE
START. ALWAYS WEAR YOUR LIFEJACKET. BE AWARE OF WIND CONDITIONS,
TIDES AND LOCALIZED CURRENTS.

&&

$$

VJN



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