308  
WHUS41 KCAR 151045  
CFWCAR  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
645 AM EDT SAT SEP 15 2018  
 
MEZ029-030-160000-  
/O.CON.KCAR.BH.S.0037.180915T1200Z-180916T0000Z/  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
645 AM EDT SAT SEP 15 2018  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* LOCATION...ACADIA NATIONAL PARK...SCHOODIC POINT...LAMOINE  
STATE PARK...CASTINE...ROQUE BLUFFS STATE PARK...QUODDY HEAD  
STATE PARK.  
 
* BEACH HAZARD...THE WARM AIR TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID  
70S MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGERS OF THE COLD  
WATER TEMPERATURES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY ONLY IN THE MID TO UPPER  
50S.  
 
* TIMING...TODAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANYONE ON BOATS OR PADDLECRAFT SHOULD USE CAUTION  
AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMERSION. DRESS FOR WATER TEMPERATURES  
AND KNOW HOW TO PERFORM RESCUES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED ON DAYS WHEN A SIGNIFICANT  
NUMBER OF BOATS AND PADDLECRAFT ARE EXPECTED TO BE OUT ON THE  
WATER AND WHEN WARM AIR TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO  
UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGER OF THE COLD WATER. PADDLE SMART FROM THE  
START. ALWAYS WEAR YOUR LIFEJACKET. BE AWARE OF WIND CONDITIONS,  
TIDES AND LOCALIZED CURRENTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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