Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
000
FZUS71 KOKX 160114
MWSOKX

Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
914 PM EDT Tue May 15 2018

ANZ330-335-338-340-345-350-353-355-370-373-375-161200-
Long Island Sound East of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY-
Long Island Sound West of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY-
New York Harbor-Peconic and Gardiners Bays-
South Shore Bays from Jones Inlet through Shinnecock Bay-
Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm-
Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm-
Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm-
Waters from Moriches Inlet to Montauk Point NY from 20 to 40 nm-
Waters from Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet NY from 20 to
40 nm-
Waters from Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY from 20 to
40 nm-
914 PM EDT Tue May 15 2018

...Abnormal surge and strong currents expected for the
oceanfront, inlets, and back bays through the overnight hours...

Air pressure sensor and tidal gage readings in and near the
coastal waters indicate that a weather-generated surge has been
triggered by the earlier line of thunderstorms as it moved over
the ocean. A surge of several inches up to 1 ft is expected to
affect the region over the next several hours.

The following impacts are possible along the coast...

Boat Owners...
Prepare for the following hazards...
Strong unpredictable currents
Surge up to one foot above normal astronomical tides causing
Minor coastal impacts during the times of high tide

At the beach...
Prepare for the following hazards...
High surf washing up the beachfront
Dangerous rip currents

Duration of the Event...
The duration of the event in uncertain, though similar events have
lasted from several hours to one day. It is not recommended
to return to the water until at least Wednesday morning.

The National Tsunami Warning Center is monitoring this event.
Additional statements will be issued if necessary through the
National Weather Service Forecast Office in New York, NY.


$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.