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Alert: High Surf Advisory from 11/26/2014 8:00:00 AM to 11/26/2014 4:00:00 PM

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High Surf Advisory from 11/26/2014 8:00:00 AM to 11/26/2014 4:00:00 PM

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
BUILD SURF INTO THE 4 TO 5 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON
WEDNESDAY.
* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST. THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.
BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.
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.
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.

62
°F °C
Partly Sunny
  • Feels Like 62°
  • Wind NNW 11 mph
  • Barometer 30.15 in
  • Visibility 10 mi
  • Humidity 73%
  • Dew Point 53°

Hourly Forecast - Wed 26

  • 2p

    Partly Sunny

    63°

    20%
  • 3p

    Partly Sunny

    63°

    0%
  • 4p

    Partly Sunny

    64°

    0%
  • 5p

    Partly Sunny

    62°

    0%
  • 6p

    Mostly Clear

    60°

    0%
  • 7p

    Mostly Clear

    59°

    0%
  • 8p

    Mostly Clear

    57°

    0%
  • 9p

    Mostly Clear

    56°

    0%
  • 10p

    Mostly Clear

    55°

    0%
  • 11p

    Mostly Clear

    54°

    0%
  • 12a

    Clear

    54°

    0%
  • 1a

    Clear

    53°

    0%
  • 2a

    Clear

    52°

    0%
  • 3a

    Clear

    51°

    0%
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    Clear

    51°

    0%
  • 5a

    Clear

    49°

    0%
  • 6a

    Clear

    48°

    0%
  • 7a

    Sunny

    52°

    0%
  • 8a

    Mostly Sunny

    55°

    0%
  • 9a

    Mostly Sunny

    58°

    0%
  • 10a

    Mostly Sunny

    62°

    0%
  • 11a

    Mostly Sunny

    65°

    0%
  • 12p

    Mostly Sunny

    67°

    0%
  • 1p

    Mostly Sunny

    70°

    0%
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