SEVERE WEATHER

  • Kings
    Nassau
    Queens
    Suffolk
  • High Surf Advisory

    Kings, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    439 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

    ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
    THURSDAY...

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC FACING BEACHES FROM NEW YORK CITY TO
    MONTAUK.

    * WAVES AND SURF...5 TO 8 FT THROUGH THURSDAY.

    * TIMING...WAVES WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY.

    * IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
    THURSDAY. MINOR BEACH EROSION AND SOME WASH-OVER
    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THURSDAY
    MORNING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
    THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
    EROSION.

    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...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



  • High Surf Advisory

    Nassau, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    439 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

    ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
    THURSDAY...

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC FACING BEACHES FROM NEW YORK CITY TO
    MONTAUK.

    * WAVES AND SURF...5 TO 8 FT THROUGH THURSDAY.

    * TIMING...WAVES WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY.

    * IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
    THURSDAY. MINOR BEACH EROSION AND SOME WASH-OVER
    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THURSDAY
    MORNING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
    THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
    EROSION.

    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...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



  • High Surf Advisory

    Queens, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    439 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

    ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
    THURSDAY...

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC FACING BEACHES FROM NEW YORK CITY TO
    MONTAUK.

    * WAVES AND SURF...5 TO 8 FT THROUGH THURSDAY.

    * TIMING...WAVES WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY.

    * IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
    THURSDAY. MINOR BEACH EROSION AND SOME WASH-OVER
    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THURSDAY
    MORNING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
    THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
    EROSION.

    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...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



  • High Surf Advisory

    Suffolk, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    439 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

    ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
    THURSDAY...

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC FACING BEACHES FROM NEW YORK CITY TO
    MONTAUK.

    * WAVES AND SURF...5 TO 8 FT THROUGH THURSDAY.

    * TIMING...WAVES WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY.

    * IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
    THURSDAY. MINOR BEACH EROSION AND SOME WASH-OVER
    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THURSDAY
    MORNING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
    THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
    EROSION.

    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...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



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