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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
425 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-180830-
Maryland Beaches-Eastern Currituck-Virginia Beach-Accomack-
Northampton-
425 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast
North Carolina, eastern Virginia and southeast Virginia.

.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.

   Beach Hazards Statement.

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

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
336 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-171545-
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0004.220817T1200Z-220818T0000Z/
Maryland Beaches-Eastern Currituck-Virginia Beach-Accomack-
Northampton-
336 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* WHAT....High risk of rip currents.

* WHERE...In Maryland, the Atlantic facing beaches of Worchester
  County including Ocean City and Assateague. In North Carolina,
  the Atlantic facing beaches of the Northern Outer Banks. In
  Virginia, the Atlantic facing beaches of the city of Virginia
  Beach, and Accomack and Northampton Counties.

* WHEN...From 8 AM EDT this morning through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Breaking waves of 3 to 4 ft will result in rough surf
  conditions and a high risk of rip currents.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents...longshore currents...sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.

&&

$$



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