Weather Alerts for SW Suffolk

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Statement  COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT   Coastal Flood Statement
SW SUFFOLK

Areas Affected:
Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Tue, 9/25 10:00am Updated: Tue, 9/25 6:57am Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Tue, 9/25 1:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT THE OCEAN BEACHES INTO THIS
EVENING...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR HIGH TIDES TODAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...ISOLATED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON DURING HIGH TIDE...
* LOCATIONS...Atlantic Ocean Beaches of Suffolk County.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1.5 to 2 ft above astronomical.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most
vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...High risk of rip current
development with surf height of 5 to 6 feet.
* TIMING...Through early this evening for the high risk of rip
currents. Late this morning into early this afternoon during
high tide for the isolated minor coastal flooding.

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.
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.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
SW SUFFOLK

Areas Affected:
Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Tue, 9/25 5:04am Updated: Tue, 9/25 6:57am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 9/25 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT THE OCEAN BEACHES INTO THIS
EVENING...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR HIGH TIDES TODAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...ISOLATED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON DURING HIGH TIDE...
* LOCATIONS...Atlantic Ocean Beaches of Suffolk County.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1.5 to 2 ft above astronomical.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most
vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...High risk of rip current
development with surf height of 5 to 6 feet.
* TIMING...Through early this evening for the high risk of rip
currents. Late this morning into early this afternoon during
high tide for the isolated minor coastal flooding.

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.
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.