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Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Caribou ME
1105 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

MEZ029-030-230000-
/O.CON.KCAR.BH.S.0013.000000T0000Z-180623T0000Z/
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
1105 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

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

* Location...Acadia National Park...Schoodic Point Peninsula...
  Lamoine Beach...Castine...Roque Bluffs State Park...Quoddy
  Head State Park

* Beach Hazard...The warm air temperatures around 70 degrees may
  cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
  temperatures which are currently only in the lower 50s.

* 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.

&&

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