Eastern Monmouth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:56 PM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

* locations... the New Jersey and Delaware Atlantic beaches.

* Timing... through Sunday evening.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Waves... breaking waves of 5 to 7 feet in the surf zone.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as jetties and
piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Stay out of the surf. If you are ever caught in a rip current,
relax and float. Do not swim against the current. If you can,
swim in a direction following the shoreline. If you are unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.




Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:56 PM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

* locations... the New Jersey and Delaware Atlantic beaches.

* Timing... through Sunday evening.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Waves... breaking waves of 5 to 7 feet in the surf zone.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as jetties and
piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

Stay out of the surf. If you are ever caught in a rip current,
relax and float. Do not swim against the current. If you can,
swim in a direction following the shoreline. If you are unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.