MARINE FORECAST LOOKS GOOD, LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS

Beach and marine conditions are almost ideal today with lots of sun, low risk of rip currents, a reasonable ocean, warmest water temps of the season, and no thunderstorms. I can’t find a negative here. If the kids are back in school today, this is a great day to sneak down for a few hours in a relatively crowd free environment so enjoy.

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RIP CURRENT RISK….LOW. IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF
FREQUENT AND/OR STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
HOWEVER…FLASH RIP CURRENTS OR RIP CURRENTS IN
THE VICINITY OF FIXED STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS
AND JETTIES CAN STILL OCCUR. PLEASE SWIM IN
LIFE GUARDED AREAS…AND TALK TO LIFEGUARDS TO
LEARN ABOUT ANY HAZARDS IN THE SURF.
LIGHTNING RISK……NONE.
SURF HEIGHT………1 TO 2 FEET.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX…HIGH.
WATER TEMPERATURE…MIDDLE 70S.
WEATHER………….SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE…..AROUND 80.
WINDS……………NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH…BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON.

HERE IS THE TIDE INFORMATION…

AT JONES INLET…

HIGH TIDE IS AT 10:06 AM TUESDAY AND AT 10:31 PM TUESDAY.
LOW TIDE IS AT 3:56 AM TUESDAY AND AT 4:26 PM TUESDAY.

AT FIRE ISLAND INLET…

HIGH TIDE IS AT 9:47 AM TUESDAY AND AT 10:12 PM TUESDAY.
LOW TIDE IS AT 3:54 AM TUESDAY AND AT 4:24 PM TUESDAY.

With regards to boating today and the marine forecast..no advisories for the coastal waters and no thunderstorms are forecast for today.

Synopsis: A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT PUSHES JUST TO THE WEST THIS MORNING…THEN RETREATS NORTHEAST AS A WARM FRONT LATER TODAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN TONIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST ON WEDNESDAY…THEN CROSSES THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT THEN APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST THURSDAY…THEN MOVES THROUGH THE TRI-STATE THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH SATURDAY.

TodayNW winds 5 to 10 kt…becoming N late this morning…then becoming E this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
TonightS winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
WedS winds around 5 kt…increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed NightSW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
ThuS winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu NightSW winds around 5 kt…becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
FriNE winds 10 to 15 kt…becoming E 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon and evening…then becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft…building to 4 to 6 ft.

Notice it does get a bit dicey late this week when a back door cold front (not the one today but another one).

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