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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 12:13 PM EDT on August 17, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 17, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...

* surf height... 4 to 6 feet.

* Timing... through this afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... high dangerous surf and strong rip currents will
make for hazardous surf conditions.

* Rip currents... are powerful channels of water flowing quickly
away from shore. Heed the advice of lifeguards. Pay attention
to flags and posted signs.

* High surf... large waves can present a danger to people on
rocks above the water. Stay away from rock outcrops along the
shoreline exposed to ocean waves... as waves can easily sweep
people into the cold ocean water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents and localized beach
erosion.





High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 12:13 PM EDT on August 17, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 17, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...

* surf height... 4 to 6 feet.

* Timing... through this afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... high dangerous surf and strong rip currents will
make for hazardous surf conditions.

* Rip currents... are powerful channels of water flowing quickly
away from shore. Heed the advice of lifeguards. Pay attention
to flags and posted signs.

* High surf... large waves can present a danger to people on
rocks above the water. Stay away from rock outcrops along the
shoreline exposed to ocean waves... as waves can easily sweep
people into the cold ocean water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents and localized beach
erosion.





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