Weather Alerts for SW Suffolk

Issued by the National Weather Service

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
SW SUFFOLK

Areas Affected:
Kings (Brooklyn) - Southeast Suffolk - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Sat, 7/2 8:00am Updated: Sat, 7/2 3:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/2 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.
* WHERE...Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Kings (Brooklyn),
Southeast Suffolk and Southwest Suffolk Counties.
* WHEN...From 8 AM EDT this morning through this evening.
* IMPACTS...Life-threatening rip currents are likely for all
people entering the surf zone. Anyone visiting the beaches
should stay out of the surf. Rip currents can sweep even the
best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

Information:
If you enter the surf zone, always have a flotation device with
you and 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 yell or wave for help.