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DANGEROUS SURF

| August 28, 2014

 

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(From NWS Caribou) HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT INTO FRIDAY MORNING
* LOCATION…OCEAN EXPOSED BEACHES.
* WAVES AND SURF…BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
* TIMING..THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY.
* IMPACTS…INCREASED RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AT AREA

BEACHES AS WELL AS STRONGER THAN NORMAL WAVES. LARGE WAVES CAN

SWEEP A PERSON INTO THE OCEAN FROM WHAT MAY NORMALLY BE A SAFE

VIEWING AREA.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
PEOPLE ARE ALSO URGED TO REMAIN A SAFE DISTANCE FROM ROCKS…SEA

WALLS OR JETTIES. THE SIZE OF THE INCOMING WAVES WILL VARY

GREATLY OVER SHORT PERIODS OF TIME AND IF CAUGHT IN A WAVE YOU

COULD BE UNEXPECTEDLY WASHED INTO THE OCEAN.

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