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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
341 AM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-190745-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
341 AM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast New York.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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.

Dangerous rip currents are expected Thursday and Friday, possibly
continuing into Saturday. Beach flooding and erosion are possible
during the times of high tide Thursday through Friday. Surf could
build as high as 5 to 8 feet Thursday into Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service New York NY
331 AM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...High Rip Current Risk through Friday Evening...

NYZ075-080-081-178-179-182115-
/O.EXT.KOKX.RP.S.0018.190918T1000Z-190921T0000Z/
Kings (Brooklyn)-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
331 AM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Atlantic ocean beaches of Kings (Brooklyn),
  Southwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Queens and
  Southern Nassau.

* TIMING...Through Friday evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Dangerous rip currents are expected through
  Friday evening, possibly continuing into Saturday. High surf of
  5 to 8 feet is possible Thursday through Friday. Beach flooding
  and erosion are possible during the times of high tide.

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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