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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Suffolk (NYC103) New York Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Rip Current Statement Rip Current Statement - Suffolk (New York)


Updated:Mon 24-Sep-18 03:47am EDT
Effective:Mon 24-Sep-18 06:00am EDT
Expires:Mon 24-Sep-18 08:00pm EDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Southeast Suffolk; Southwest Suffolk
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...isolated minor coastal flooding during high tides tonight for the south shore bays...
...high rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
* locations...atlantic beaches of eastern long island.
* surf and rip current risk...high risk of rip current development with surf height of 5 feet.
* timing...monday morning into the evening.
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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Nassau (NYC059) New York Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Rip Current Statement Rip Current Statement - Nassau (New York)


Updated:Mon 24-Sep-18 03:47am EDT
Effective:Mon 24-Sep-18 06:00am EDT
Expires:Mon 24-Sep-18 08:00pm EDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Kings (Brooklyn); Southern Nassau; Southern Queens
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...isolated minor coastal flooding during high tides tonight for the south shore bays...
...high rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
...isolated minor coastal flooding during high tides tonight...
* locations...atlantic beaches of brooklyn, queens and long island.
* tidal departure...1 to 1.5 feet above astronomical, locally up to 2.5 feet above astronomical.
* coastal flood impacts...brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
* surf and rip current risk...high risk of rip current development with surf height of 5 feet.
* timing...this morning into the evening for the high risk of rip currents. Tonight for the isolated minor coastal flooding.
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Coastal Flood Statement Coastal Flood Statement - Nassau (New York)


Updated:Mon 24-Sep-18 03:47am EDT
Effective:Mon 24-Sep-18 07:00pm EDT
Expires:Mon 24-Sep-18 10:00pm EDT
Severity:Unknown
Urgency:Unknown
Certainty:Unknown
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Kings (Brooklyn); Southern Nassau; Southern Queens
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...isolated minor coastal flooding during high tides tonight for the south shore bays...
...high rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
...isolated minor coastal flooding during high tides tonight...
* locations...atlantic beaches of brooklyn, queens and long island.
* tidal departure...1 to 1.5 feet above astronomical, locally up to 2.5 feet above astronomical.
* coastal flood impacts...brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
* surf and rip current risk...high risk of rip current development with surf height of 5 feet.
* timing...this morning into the evening for the high risk of rip currents. Tonight for the isolated minor coastal flooding.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone NYC059