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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
504 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-312115-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
504 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.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.

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

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.

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS MAY AGAIN BECOME A PROBLEM DURING THE
LABOR DAY WEEKEND...AS TROPICAL DEPRESSION 9 IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AND MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST LATE THIS WEEK...AND COULD GENERATE ANOTHER ROUND OF
SOUTHERLY SWELL. HIGH SURF MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE. PLEASE SEE
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORIES AND FORECAST PRODUCTS FOR
FURTHER DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
449 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-311000-
/O.EXT.KOKX.RP.S.0010.000000T0000Z-160901T0000Z/
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
449 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE OCEAN BEACHES OF KINGS...SOUTHERN QUEENS...
  SOUTHERN NASSAU...AND SOUTHERN SUFFOLK COUNTIES.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH

* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 7 FEET.

* LIGHTNING RISK...NONE

* TIMING...THROUGH 800 PM EDT WEDNESDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO
LEARN ABOUT ANY SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION
TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...
BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TOWARD THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM
DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$




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