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Maine, Coastal Hancock

Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement

Statement as of 11:05 AM EDT on June 22, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on June 22, 2018


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... Acadia National Park... Schoodic Point peninsula...
Lamoine Beach... Castine... Roque Bluffs State Park... Quoddy
Head State Park

* beach hazard... the warm air temperatures around 70 degrees may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the lower 50s.

* Impacts... anyone on boats or paddlecraft should use caution
and be prepared for immersion. Dress for water temperatures
and know how to perform rescues.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued on days when a significant
number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the
water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to
underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the
start. Always wear your lifejacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides and localized currents.




327 am EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the warm air temperatures today in the 70s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which
are currently only in the upper 50s to mid 60s on the lakes and
rivers.

* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. When the water temperature is
below 70 degrees, hypothermia and loss of dexterity can occur in
45 minutes or less. Anyone on small boats, canoes or kayaks
should plan accordingly if recreating today and use extreme
caution to avoid this threat. Paddle smart from the start and
always wear your life jacket!




327 am EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the warm air temperatures today in the 70s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which
are currently only in the upper 50s to mid 60s on the lakes and
rivers.

* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. When the water temperature is
below 70 degrees, hypothermia and loss of dexterity can occur in
45 minutes or less. Anyone on small boats, canoes or kayaks
should plan accordingly if recreating today and use extreme
caution to avoid this threat. Paddle smart from the start and
always wear your life jacket!



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska -
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
American Samoa - Flood Advisory
California - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning
Kentucky - Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning
Maine - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Lakeshore Flood Warning, Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
New Hampshire - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Oregon - Wind Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Watch
- Small Craft Advisory
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