Southern Nassau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 6:05 PM EDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from 6 am EDT Tuesday through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from 6 am EDT Tuesday through
Tuesday evening.

* Locations... Atlantic Ocean beaches of New York City and Long
Island.

* Timing... Tuesday into Tuesday evening.

* Surf and rip current risk... high rip current risk, with surf
heights of 3 to 5 feet.

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
Issued: 6:05 PM EDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from 6 am EDT Tuesday through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect from 6 am EDT Tuesday through
Tuesday evening.

* Locations... Atlantic Ocean beaches of New York City and Long
Island.

* Timing... Tuesday into Tuesday evening.

* Surf and rip current risk... high rip current risk, with surf
heights of 3 to 5 feet.

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.