708  
WHUS41 KPHI 291857  
CFWPHI  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PENNSYLVANIA...RESENT  
AND MARYLAND  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
257 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016  
 
...ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS ALONG THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE  
BEACHES WILL BE ROUGH AT TIMES THIS WEEK AND POSSIBLY THROUGH THE  
LABOR DAY WEEKEND AS WELL...  
 
.A COMBINATION OF PROBABLE MULTIPLE TROPICAL CYCLONES OF VARYING  
INTENSITY IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN...WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF NEW  
JERSEY AND DELAWARE THIS WEEK...AND PERIODS OF ONSHORE WIND...  
WILL NOTICEABLY INCREASE THE DANGER FOR THE FORMATION OF RIP  
CURRENTS. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY SHOULD SEE SOME OF THE ROUGHEST  
CONDITIONS. THERE IS A CONCERN THAT THE RIP CURRENT RISK COULD  
ALSO BE ELEVATED THIS WEEKEND.  
 
DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-300900-  
/O.COR.KPHI.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-160901T0000Z/  
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-  
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-  
257 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A BEACH  
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.  
 
IF GOING TO THE SHORE OR AREA BEACHES TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY...BE  
ALERT FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SWIM ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS  
PATROLLED BY LIFEGUARDS.  
 
SWELLS FROM TROPICAL SYSTEMS HAVE ARRIVED AND SHOULD CONTINUE TO  
BUILD TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. THE BREAKERS IN THE BEACH SWIMMING  
ZONE WILL LIKELY BE LARGER. THIS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR  
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND CAN ALSO KNOCK SWIMMERS AND WADERS INTO  
THE SAND.  
 
SWIM ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS WATCHED BY LIFEGUARDS. SWIMMING  
AFTER THE LIFEGUARDS GO HOME AND WHERE LIFEGUARDS DO NOT HAVE YOU  
IN SIGHT RAISES THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH DUE TO RIP CURRENTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP  
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS  
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION  
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.  
 

 
 
JOHNSON  
 
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