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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:21 PM EDT on August 21, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... High rip current risk in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* Locations... all Atlantic Ocean beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 3 to 5 feet.

* Lightning risk... low.

* Timing... through Tuesday evening.

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.




Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:21 PM EDT on August 21, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... High rip current risk in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* Locations... all Atlantic Ocean beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 3 to 5 feet.

* Lightning risk... low.

* Timing... through Tuesday evening.

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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