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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Caribou ME
323 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

MEZ029-030-221930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
323 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

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.

   High Surf Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

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

   High Surf Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
323 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

MEZ029-030-220330-
/O.CON.KCAR.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170922T1200Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
323 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

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

* SURF HEIGHT...6 TO 10 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HIGH DANGEROUS SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL
  MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS SURF CONDITIONS. RIP CURRENTS, HIGH SURF,
  AND SNEAKER WAVES CLAIM 11 TIMES MORE LIVES THAN HURRICANES!

* RIP CURRENTS...ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY
  AWAY FROM SHORE. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS. PAY ATTENTION
  TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

* HIGH SURF...LARGE WAVES CAN PRESENT A DANGER TO PEOPLE ON
  ROCKS ABOVE THE WATER. STAY AWAY FROM ROCK OUTCROPS ALONG THE
  SHORELINE EXPOSED TO OCEAN WAVES AS WAVES CAN EASILY SWEEP
  PEOPLE INTO THE COLD OCEAN WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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