RIP CURRENT RISK VERY HIGH TODAY FOR LONG ISLAND SOUTH SHORE

THURSDAY JULY 30, 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE LONG ISLAND COASTAL WATERS

WINDS: S TO SW 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE OCEAN, 1 TO 2 FT.
LONG ISLAND SOUND.

SMALL CRAFT ALONG THE NEW JERSEY SHORE SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
WINDS S 10 TO 15 KNOTS BUT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON WITH BUILDING
SEAS TO 4 FEET..1 FOOT ON THE NEW JERSEY BACK BAYS.

…HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…

.TODAY…
RIP CURRENT RISK….HIGH. IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP
CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.
LIGHTNING RISK……HIGH. IMPLIES THAT THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY OR
EXPECTED.
SURF HEIGHT………AROUND 4 FEET.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX…VERY HIGH.
WATER TEMPERATURE…MID 70S.
WEATHER………….MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY…MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE…..AROUND 80.
WINDS……………SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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