Southeast Suffolk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:44 PM EDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect until 9 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... Atlantic Ocean beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 5 to 7 ft.

* Timing... into this 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.

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
Issued: 3:44 PM EDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect until 9 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... Atlantic Ocean beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 5 to 7 ft.

* Timing... into this 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.

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.