Weather Alerts for Nassau

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
NASSAU

Areas Affected:
Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Thu, 9/21 8:10pm Updated: Thu, 9/21 8:37pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 9/22 12:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE LONG ISLAND SOUTH SHORE BAYS
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK NY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE OCEAN BEACHES AND ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 2 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...EXPECT AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET OF INUNDATION
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS. SOME ROADS
AND LOW LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS, LAWNS AND
HOMES/BUSINESSES WITH BASEMENTS NEAR THE WATERFRONT WILL
EXPERIENCE SHALLOW FLOODING.
* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION
WITH ONLY LOCALIZED DUNE EROSION.
* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.
* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FT.
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY
MORNING.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

Information:
RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS AND NEAR STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES...AND
PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT ANY
SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND
POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
NASSAU

Areas Affected:
Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Fri, 9/22 9:00am Updated: Thu, 9/21 8:37pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 9/23 1:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE LONG ISLAND SOUTH SHORE BAYS
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK NY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE OCEAN BEACHES AND ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 2 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...EXPECT AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET OF INUNDATION
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS. SOME ROADS
AND LOW LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS, LAWNS AND
HOMES/BUSINESSES WITH BASEMENTS NEAR THE WATERFRONT WILL
EXPERIENCE SHALLOW FLOODING.
* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION
WITH ONLY LOCALIZED DUNE EROSION.
* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.
* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FT.
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY
MORNING.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

Information:
RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS AND NEAR STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES...AND
PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT ANY
SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND
POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
NASSAU

Areas Affected:
Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Thu, 9/21 8:10pm Updated: Thu, 9/21 8:37pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 9/22 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE LONG ISLAND SOUTH SHORE BAYS
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK NY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EDT
SATURDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE OCEAN BEACHES AND ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 2 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...EXPECT AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET OF INUNDATION
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS. SOME ROADS
AND LOW LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS, LAWNS AND
HOMES/BUSINESSES WITH BASEMENTS NEAR THE WATERFRONT WILL
EXPERIENCE SHALLOW FLOODING.
* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION
WITH ONLY LOCALIZED DUNE EROSION.
* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.
* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FT.
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY
MORNING.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

Information:
RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS AND NEAR STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES...AND
PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT ANY
SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND
POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...RELAX AND
FLOAT...AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE...SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.