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High Surf Advisory


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Caribou ME
431 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...High Surf and Strong Rip Current Conditions Expected This
Morning Through Early Saturday...

.Waves from a long period southeast swell will impact the coasts
of Hancock and Washington counties later this morning into the
early morning hours of Saturday. Dangerous rip currents are also
likely.

MEZ029-030-202000-
/O.CON.KCAR.SU.Y.0002.190920T1400Z-190921T0600Z/
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
431 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* SURF HEIGHT...4 to 7 feet, but locally lower east of Roque
  Bluffs State Park. The waves will be the result of long period
  southeast swell.

* TIMING...From 10 AM this morning to 2 AM EDT Saturday.

* 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.

* LOCATION...Acadia National Park...Schoodic Point...Lamoine
  State Park...Castine...Roque Bluffs State Park....Machias...
  Eastport.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Taunton MA
402 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

MAZ007-019-201615-
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Eastern Essex MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-
402 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Eastern Plymouth MA and Eastern Essex MA.

* TIMING...Until 6 PM EDT this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Up to 7 foot breaking waves will be
  dangerous to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

A rip current, sometimes mistakenly called an undertow, is a
strong but narrow current of water flowing from the beach to the
surf zone. It can rapidly carry a swimmer into deeper water, and
exhaust an individual trying to swim against it.

If you are a poor swimmer and are caught in a rip current, swim
parallel to the beach until out of its pull, then swim back to
shore. Another means of escape for good swimmers is to ride the
current out until it dissipates, then swim back to shore outside
of the rip current.

Do not attempt to swim directly into the rip current, it can
exhaust and drown even the strongest swimmer.

Heed the advice of the beach patrol and swim only at guarded
beaches. Be especially cautious near piers and jetties, where rip
currents can be enhanced.

In addition, viewers of large surf should stay in safe areas well
away from possible splashover. Individual waves may be more than
twice the average wave height, which can sweep a person into the
water from what may seem to be a safe viewing area. Falling into
turbulent and sometimes rocky waters can result in injury that
reduces the chance of survival.

&&

$$

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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Gray ME
311 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED TODAY...

.Distant Hurricane Humberto will send large swells into the Gulf
of Maine today. These will begin arriving on the coastline this
morning with high surf conditions expected through this evening.

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/O.CON.KGYX.SU.Y.0002.190920T1200Z-190921T0200Z/
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-
Coastal Rockingham-
311 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...From 8 AM this morning to 10 PM EDT this evening.

* Surf Height...5 to 8 feet.

* Impacts...Large breaking waves and strong rip currents likely.
  Some minor beach erosion possible.

* Location...The ocean beaches of Maine and New Hampshire.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
424 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

ANZ050>052-202000-
/O.CON.KCAR.SW.Y.0011.190920T1400Z-190921T0600Z/
Coastal Waters from Eastport, ME to Schoodic Point, ME out 25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Schoodic Point, ME to Stonington, ME out
25 NM-
Intra Coastal Waters from Schoodic Point, ME to Stonington, ME-
424 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* SEAS...4 to 7 feet mainly in SE swell.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Mariners should avoid
shoaling areas. Long period swell can sharpen into large breaking
waves in shoaling areas. It is not unusual for waves to break
much farther from shoaling areas than is normally experienced.
Remember...breaking waves can easily capsize even larger vessels.

&&

$$

Norcross

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
309 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019




ANZ150-152-154-202115-
/O.CON.KGYX.SW.Y.0013.190920T0800Z-190921T0600Z/
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out
25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
309 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* SEAS...4 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Mariners should avoid
shoaling areas. Long period swell can sharpen into large breaking
waves in shoaling areas. It is not unusual for waves to break
much farther from shoaling areas than is normally experienced.
Remember...breaking waves can easily capsize even larger vessels.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
309 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019




ANZ153-202115-
/O.CON.KGYX.SW.Y.0013.190920T1600Z-190921T0600Z/
Casco Bay-
309 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON TODAY TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* SEAS...3 to 5 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Mariners should avoid
shoaling areas. Long period swell can sharpen into large breaking
waves in shoaling areas. It is not unusual for waves to break
much farther from shoaling areas than is normally experienced.
Remember...breaking waves can easily capsize even larger vessels.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
401 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

ANZ250-254-201615-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0117.000000T0000Z-190921T1600Z/
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...West winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots,
or seas 5 feet or greater, are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially
those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
401 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

ANZ251-201615-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0117.190920T1000Z-190921T1200Z/
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
401 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...West winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots,
or seas 5 feet or greater, are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially
those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Caribou ME
453 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

MEZ029-030-211200-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
453 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 2 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Coastal DownEast Maine.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
404 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

MAZ007-019-020-022>024-RIZ006>008-210815-
Eastern Essex MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
404 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeastern Massachusetts,
southeastern Massachusetts and southern Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gray ME
300 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

MEZ023>027-NHZ014-210700-
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-
Coastal Rockingham-
300 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for south central Maine,
southwest Maine and southern New Hampshire.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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