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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:06 PM EDT on September 24, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 25, 2017


... High rip current risk now in effect through Monday evening...

* locations... Atlantic Ocean beaches from Brooklyn east through
Nassau County.

* Rip current risk... high

* surf height... 5 to 6 feet.

* Timing... through Monday 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 The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of 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.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore. Once you are away from the force of the rip current...
begin to swim back toward the beach. Do not attempt to swim
directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.




Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:06 PM EDT on September 24, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 25, 2017


... High rip current risk now in effect through Monday evening...

* locations... Atlantic Ocean beaches from Brooklyn east through
Nassau County.

* Rip current risk... high

* surf height... 5 to 6 feet.

* Timing... through Monday 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 The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of 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.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore. Once you are away from the force of the rip current...
begin to swim back toward the beach. Do not attempt to swim
directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.




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Connecticut - Record Report
Delaware - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
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