Coastal Ocean Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:52 AM EDT Jul. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

* locations... beaches along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and
Delaware.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Waves... 5 to 8 feet.

* Surf zone impacts... very strong rip currents will be life
threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't 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.



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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:52 AM EDT Jul. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

* locations... beaches along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and
Delaware.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Waves... 5 to 8 feet.

* Surf zone impacts... very strong rip currents will be life
threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't 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.



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