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Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement

Statement as of 8:37 AM EDT on May 21, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on May 21, 2018


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... the seacoast of New Hampshire and coastal Maine.

* Beach hazard... the warm air temperatures in the 70s may cause
people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water, with
water temperatures running only in the lower 50s.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Winds... gusty westerly winds in the 10 to 20 mph range will
become southwest along the coast this afternoon.

* Impacts... the cold water temperatures can quickly cause
hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats
or paddlecraft should use extreme caution to avoid this threat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued on days when a significant
number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the
water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to
underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the
start. Always wear your life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides, and localized currents.



Schwibs


311 am EDT Mon may 21 2018

Minimum relative humidity values will fall to 20 to 30 percent this
afternoon, with westerly winds around 10 to 15 mph gusting to
near 20 mph at times. Although red flag criteria is not expected
to be met, with warmer temperatures and full sunshine, persons
should consult their local fire Warden before burning.


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