157  
FZUS71 KOKX 160114  
MWSOKX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
914 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
 
ANZ330-335-338-340-345-350-353-355-370-373-375-161200-  
LONG ISLAND SOUND EAST OF NEW HAVEN CT/PORT JEFFERSON NY-  
LONG ISLAND SOUND WEST OF NEW HAVEN CT/PORT JEFFERSON NY-  
NEW YORK HARBOR-PECONIC AND GARDINERS BAYS-  
SOUTH SHORE BAYS FROM JONES INLET THROUGH SHINNECOCK BAY-  
MORICHES INLET NY TO MONTAUK POINT NY OUT 20 NM-  
FIRE ISLAND INLET NY TO MORICHES INLET NY OUT 20 NM-  
SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY OUT 20 NM-  
WATERS FROM MORICHES INLET TO MONTAUK POINT NY FROM 20 TO 40 NM-  
WATERS FROM FIRE ISLAND INLET TO MORICHES INLET NY FROM 20 TO  
40 NM-  
WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY FROM 20 TO  
40 NM-  
914 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
 
...ABNORMAL SURGE AND STRONG CURRENTS EXPECTED FOR THE  
OCEANFRONT, INLETS, AND BACK BAYS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...  
 
AIR PRESSURE SENSOR AND TIDAL GAGE READINGS IN AND NEAR THE  
COASTAL WATERS INDICATE THAT A WEATHER-GENERATED SURGE HAS BEEN  
TRIGGERED BY THE EARLIER LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS AS IT MOVED OVER  
THE OCEAN. A SURGE OF SEVERAL INCHES UP TO 1 FT IS EXPECTED TO  
AFFECT THE REGION OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.  
 
THE FOLLOWING IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST...  
 
BOAT OWNERS...  
PREPARE FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...  
STRONG UNPREDICTABLE CURRENTS  
SURGE UP TO ONE FOOT ABOVE NORMAL ASTRONOMICAL TIDES CAUSING  
MINOR COASTAL IMPACTS DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE  
 
AT THE BEACH...  
PREPARE FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...  
HIGH SURF WASHING UP THE BEACHFRONT  
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS  
 
DURATION OF THE EVENT...  
THE DURATION OF THE EVENT IN UNCERTAIN, THOUGH SIMILAR EVENTS HAVE  
LASTED FROM SEVERAL HOURS TO ONE DAY. IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED  
TO RETURN TO THE WATER UNTIL AT LEAST WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
THE NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER IS MONITORING THIS EVENT.  
ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED IF NECESSARY THROUGH THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN NEW YORK, NY.  
 

 
 
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