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WHUS41 KOKX 101743
CFWOKX

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
143 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK INTO THIS EVENING...

CTZ009-NYZ071-073-176-177-101845-
/O.CAN.KOKX.CF.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-140910T1900Z/
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-BRONX-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-
143 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS CANCELLED THE
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED. THE ADVISORY HAS
THEREFORE BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

NYZ080-081-110100-
/O.CAN.KOKX.CF.S.0013.000000T0000Z-140910T1800Z/
/O.CON.KOKX.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-140911T0100Z/
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
143 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN SUFFOLK COUNTY.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SURF WILL MAKE THE
  BEACH HAZARDOUS.


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...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.

$$

NYZ072-078-079-101845-
/O.CAN.KOKX.CF.S.0013.000000T0000Z-140910T1800Z/
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
143 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD THREAT SUBSIDING...

AREAS OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON. 

$$

NYZ075-178-179-110100-
/O.CON.KOKX.RP.S.0013.000000T0000Z-140911T0100Z/
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
143 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...KINGS...SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN NASSAU 
  COUNTIES.

* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FEET.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SURF WILL MAKE THE 
  BEACH HAZARDOUS.

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...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.

$$

JMC






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