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SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
RIP CURRENT AWARENESS WEEK
was June 2th - 8th, 2013
New York Surf Zone
(Memorial Day - Labor Day Only)
Rip Current Risk Definitions
RISK of rip currents implies that wind and/or wave conditions are not
expected to support the development of rip currents. However...rip currents can still
occur...especially in the vicinity of groins...jetties and piers. Know how to swim and heed the
advice of beach patrol.
A MODERATE RISK of rip currents implies that
wind and/or wave conditions support the development of stronger and/or more frequent rip currents.
Please swim only in life guarded areas.
RISK of rip currents implies that wind and/or wave conditions support the
development of very strong rip currents. These rip currents will be life threatening to anyone who
enters the surf.
PAST PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS
NATIONAL SAFE BOATING
was May 18th -