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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 6:30 AM EDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
evening...

* location... Acadia National Park... Schoodic Point peninsula...
Lamoine Beach... Castine... Roque Bluffs State Park... Quoddy
Head State Park.

* Beach hazard... the warm air temperatures in the 70s may cause
people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the mid 50s.

* Timing... today.

* Impacts... anyone on boats or paddlecraft should use caution
and be prepared for immersion. Dress for water temperatures
and know how to perform rescues.

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 lifejacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides and localized currents.





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Maine - Beach Hazard Statement
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