SHORE REPORT: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR LONG ISLAND SOUTH SHORE ON THURSDAY

If you are beach bound Thursday really beware of the rip currents. A wind off the ocean that began yesterday continues and this, coupled with low pressure out near Bermuda are going to start kicking up seas a bit. The risk is high so be sure to swim only in designated safer swim areas and pay close attention to lifeguards. Rip currents can take down even the strongest swimmers.

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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……LOW. IMPLIES THAT THERE IS LITTLE CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
SURF HEIGHT………AROUND 3 FEET.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX…VERY HIGH.
WATER TEMPERATURE…74 DEGREES.
WEATHER………….MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL 10 AM. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE…..AROUND 81.
WINDS……………SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

HERE IS THE TIDE INFORMATION…

AT JONES INLET…

HIGH TIDE IS AT 12:05 PM THURSDAY.
LOW TIDE IS AT 5:29 AM THURSDAY AND AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY.

AT FIRE ISLAND INLET…

HIGH TIDE IS AT 11:46 AM THURSDAY AND AT 11:50 PM THURSDAY.
LOW TIDE IS AT 5:27 AM THURSDAY AND AT 5:58 PM THURSDAY.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ENTRENCHED ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT SLOWLY CROSSES THE WATERS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT…THEN STALLS NEARBY FROM SATURDAY INTO MONDAY AS IT SLOWLY DISSIPATES.

Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt…diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late this evening and overnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. Tstms with showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the evening…then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
Sat
N winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
NEW JERSEY SHORE MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY
SKY WEATHER……… MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE…. IN THE LOWER 80S.
BEACH WINDS……… SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF……………. AROUND 3 FEET.
SWELL…………… EAST SWELL AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD….. 7 SECONDS.
SURF TEMPERATURE…. 75 DEGREES.
UVI INDEX……….. 8 – VERY HIGH.
RIP CURRENT RISK…. MODERATE. A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND
AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT
RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN
THE WATER. SWIM ONLY IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.
LIGHTNING THREAT…. LOW. IMPLIES THAT THERE IS LITTLE CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

TIDE INFORMATION…

AT BARNEGAT INLET…

LOW TIDE AT 6:00 AM…
HIGH TIDE AT 12:14 PM…
LOW TIDE AT 6:28 PM…

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