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Coastal Flood Statement
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WHUS41 KPHI 041453
CFWPHI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1053 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

NJZ024-042000-
/O.NEW.KPHI.RP.S.0002.150804T1453Z-150804T2000Z/
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
1053 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON. 

* TIMING...THERE IS A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THIS MORNING INTO THE
  AFTERNOON. THE THREAT IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TO MODERATE LATER
  TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE
CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIPS
CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE
WHO ENTERS THE SURF. 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. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS
AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

&&

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