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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 7:37 PM EDT on August 31, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 01, 2016


... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Thursday
evening...

A long period swell while lessening some on Thursday should still
have enough energy, and therefore a moderate risk for dangerous
rip currents continues into Thursday evening. The swells should
then diminish some more into Friday. Swim only in designated areas
watched by lifeguards. Swimming after the lifeguards go home or
where lifeguards do not have you in sight raises the risk of
injury or death due to rip currents. Some beaches however may no
longer have lifeguards on duty now that it is late in the season.

Outlook for the Labor Day weekend... swells are likely to build
even higher than what has occurred the past couple of days.
Breakers around 6 feet or a bit higher are possible by Sunday
along with above normal tides, however this will depend on the
track and strength of Tropical Storm Hermine. Rip current danger
and wave related injury risk will probably be worse than what
has been experienced so far this week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Beach Hazard Statement
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Warning , Hurricane Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Tropical Storm Watch , Hurricane Statement , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Tropical Storm Warning , Tropical Storm Watch , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Warning , Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New Jersey - Beach Hazard Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Advisory
Oregon - Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Tropical Storm Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory
Utah - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report

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