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Virginia, Northampton

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 2:53 PM EDT on September 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 22, 2017


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

* location... Virginia Beach and Outer Banks Currituck locations
adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.

* Timing... the most likely time for strong rip currents is a couple hours on
either side of low tide.

* Surf or rip current risk... nearshore large breaking waves of 4 to 6 ft will
result in dangerous surf conditions and a high risk of rip currents. Do not
enter or approach the water due to the risk of being swept away.

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.




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California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Frost Advisory , Frost Advisory, Freeze Watch, Freeze Warning , Freeze Warning, Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch
Virginia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
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