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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
441 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-251000-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
441 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeastern New York.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service New York NY
438 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

...INCREASING EASTERLY SWELL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-251000-
/O.NEW.KOKX.RP.S.0012.190825T1800Z-190826T0000Z/
Kings (Brooklyn)-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
438 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a High Rip
Current Risk, which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening.

* LOCATIONS...Kings (Brooklyn), Southwestern Suffolk,
  Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Queens and Southern Nassau.

* TIMING...From Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

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.

&&

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