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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
330 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-171000-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
330 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast New York.

.DAY ONE...Today and 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...Thursday through Tuesday.

The high rip current risk could extend into Thursday.

.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
317 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT THE LONG ISLAND AND NEW YORK CITY
OCEAN BEACHES VIA INCOMING SWELLS FROM HURRICANE GERT...

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-170100-
/O.CON.KOKX.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170817T0100Z/
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
317 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE LONG ISLAND AND NEW YORK CITY OCEAN BEACHES.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 6 FEET.

* LIGHTNING RISK...NONE.

* TIMING...INTO AT LEAST THIS EVENING. THE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK
  COULD EXTEND INTO THURSDAY.

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
SANDBARS AND NEAR 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.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT.  IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$



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