Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS41 KOKX 270720 CFWOKX Coastal Hazard Message National Weather Service New York NY 320 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018 ...High Rip Current Risk today... ...Localized minor coastal flooding this evening across portions of the south shore bays of western Long Island... NYZ178-179-272100- /O.NEW.KOKX.CF.S.0016.180527T2300Z-180528T0200Z/ /O.CON.KOKX.RP.S.0002.180527T1000Z-180528T0100Z/ Southern Queens-Southern Nassau- 320 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... * LOCATIONS...The ocean beaches and south shore bays of Queens and Nassau. * TIDAL DEPARTURE...Around 1 ft above astronomical tide levels this evening. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. * TIMING...Today. * SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...High. 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. && $$ NYZ075-080-081-272100- /O.CON.KOKX.RP.S.0002.180527T1000Z-180528T0100Z/ Kings (Brooklyn)-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk- 320 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... * LOCATIONS...The ocean beaches of Brooklyn and Suffolk County. * TIMING...Today. * SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...High. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in sandbars and near structures such as groins, jetties, and piers. Talk to lifeguards and beach officials to learn about any surf hazards and heed their advice. Pay attention to flags and posted signs and swim in life guarded areas. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float, and do not swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. && $$ PW

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