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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
227 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-230630-
Maryland Beaches-Eastern Currituck-Virginia Beach-Accomack-
Northampton-
227 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast
North Carolina, eastern Virginia and southeast Virginia.

.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...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
227 AM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-221430-
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170923T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-
NORTHAMPTON-
227 AM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...EASTERN SHORE...VIRGINIA BEACH...AND OUTER BANKS
  CURRITUCK LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

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

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...NEARSHORE LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 4 TO
  6 FT WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF
  RIP CURRENTS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK
  OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

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.

&&

$$



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