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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Gray ME
907 AM EDT Sun Jun 23 2019


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Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-
Coastal Waldo-Coastal Rockingham-
907 AM EDT Sun Jun 23 2019

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

* TIMING...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Location...The Midcoast and southwest coast of Maine and the
  New Hampshire Seacoast.

* Beach Hazard...Warm air temperatures in the low to mid 80s may
  cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
  temperatures which are currently only in the 50s.

* Winds...Northwest winds of 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25
  mph.

* Impacts...The cold water temperatures can quickly cause
  hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats
  or paddlecraft should use caution to avoid this threat.

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 life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides, and localized currents.

&&

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