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: Surf's Up Dude!


GregD
09-24-2004, 04:08 PM
If your fishing the south beaches on the Cape or RI tonight keep a eye on the surf.
September brings hurricane spawned waves our way.

Tight lines,
Greg.


HIGH SURF ADVISORY
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
936 AM EDT FRI SEP 24 2004

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

SOUTHEAST SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH VERY DISTANT HURRICANE KARL WILL
BRING DANGEROUSLY HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS TO BEACHES ALONG THE
ENTIRE MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTLINE THROUGH AT LEAST
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

SWELL OF UP TO 5 FEET HAS PUSHED INTO THE WATERS SOUTHEAST OF
NANTUCKET EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL REACH MOST BEACHES THIS
AFTERNOON. LONG PERIODS...UP TO 17 SECONDS...WERE BEING REPORTED.
THIS HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE BREAKERS AS HIGH AS 10
FEET...ESPECIALLY ON SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FACING BEACHES.

RIP CURRENTS ARE STRONG NARROW CHANNELS OF WATER THAT FLOW OUT TO
SEA. REMEMBER...IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...REMAIN CALM
AND TRY TO SWIM ON A COURSE THAT IS PARALLEL TO THE BEACH UNTIL YOU
ARE OUT OF THE RIP...THEN SWIM TOWARD SHORE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM
BACK TO SHORE DIRECTLY AGAINST THE CURRENT. IT CAN EXHAUST EVEN THE
STRONGEST SWIMMER...WHICH COULD RESULT IN DROWNING.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

FishHawk
09-24-2004, 04:25 PM
Glad we're going to the North Tip. :smokin:
FishHawk