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Maine, Coastal Washington

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:31 AM EDT on September 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 24, 2017


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 8 am EDT this
morning through this evening...

* timing... today.

* 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 80 degrees may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only 55 to 58 degrees.

* 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.




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Alabama - Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning
Arizona - Freeze Warning , Record Report
California - Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Hazard Statement
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii -
Idaho - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Indiana - Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maine - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Massachusetts - High Surf Advisory
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report
Missouri -
Montana - Freeze Warning
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada -
New Jersey - Coastal Hazard Statement
New Mexico - Freeze Watch
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Rhode Island - High Surf Advisory
South Carolina - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands -
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Wisconsin - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
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