571  
FZUS51 KOKX 232242  
SRFOKX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
642 PM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
 
NYZ075-240815-  
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CONEY ISLAND BEACH AND MANHATTAN BEACH  
642 PM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
SURF TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................WEST AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
CONEY ISLAND.............LOW AT 8:01 AM.  
HIGH AT 2:30 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:46 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:49 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
CONEY ISLAND.............LOW AT 9:13 AM.  
HIGH AT 3:30 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:47 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:48 PM.  
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORIES:  
 
* LOW RISK - IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS DO NOT SUPPORT AN  
ENHANCED RIP CURRENT RISK. HOWEVER, LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE  
ALWAYS POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS, JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
 
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE. ANYONE PLANNING TO ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL  
BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD,  
AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
 
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL PEOPLE  
ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT  
OF THE SURF.  
 
IF YOU ENTER THE SURF ZONE, ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU  
AND SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT, AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND YELL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 
FOR UV INDEX DEFINITIONS PLUS MORE ON RIP CURRENT AND BEACH SAFETY,  
SEE: HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/OKX  
 

 
 
NYZ178-240815-  
SOUTHERN QUEENS-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF JACOB RIIS PARK AND ROCKAWAY BEACH  
642 PM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
SURF TEMPERATURE............AROUND 70.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................WEST AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
EAST ROCKAWAY INLET......LOW AT 7:53 AM.  
HIGH AT 2:23 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:45 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:49 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
EAST ROCKAWAY INLET......LOW AT 8:58 AM.  
HIGH AT 3:25 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:46 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:47 PM.  
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORIES:  
 
* LOW RISK - IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS DO NOT SUPPORT AN  
ENHANCED RIP CURRENT RISK. HOWEVER, LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE  
ALWAYS POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS, JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
 
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE. ANYONE PLANNING TO ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL  
BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD,  
AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
 
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL PEOPLE  
ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT  
OF THE SURF.  
 
IF YOU ENTER THE SURF ZONE, ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU  
AND SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT, AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND YELL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 
FOR UV INDEX DEFINITIONS PLUS MORE ON RIP CURRENT AND BEACH SAFETY,  
SEE: HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/OKX  
 

 
 
NYZ179-240815-  
SOUTHERN NASSAU-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF ATLANTIC BEACH, LONG BEACH, LIDO BEACH,  
AND JONES BEACH  
642 PM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
SURF TEMPERATURE............AROUND 70.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
JONES INLET..............LOW AT 7:53 AM.  
HIGH AT 2:14 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:45 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:48 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
JONES INLET..............LOW AT 9:05 AM.  
HIGH AT 3:14 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:46 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:46 PM.  
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORIES:  
 
* LOW RISK - IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS DO NOT SUPPORT AN  
ENHANCED RIP CURRENT RISK. HOWEVER, LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE  
ALWAYS POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS, JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
 
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE. ANYONE PLANNING TO ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL  
BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD,  
AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
 
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL PEOPLE  
ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT  
OF THE SURF.  
 
IF YOU ENTER THE SURF ZONE, ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU  
AND SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT, AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND YELL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 
FOR UV INDEX DEFINITIONS PLUS MORE ON RIP CURRENT AND BEACH SAFETY,  
SEE: HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/OKX  
 

 
 
NYZ080-240815-  
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF GILGO STATE PARK AND ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK  
642 PM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
SURF TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
FIRE ISLAND INLET........LOW AT 7:51 AM.  
HIGH AT 1:55 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:43 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:46 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
FIRE ISLAND INLET........LOW AT 9:03 AM.  
HIGH AT 2:55 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:44 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:45 PM.  
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORIES:  
 
* LOW RISK - IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS DO NOT SUPPORT AN  
ENHANCED RIP CURRENT RISK. HOWEVER, LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE  
ALWAYS POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS, JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
 
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE. ANYONE PLANNING TO ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL  
BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD,  
AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
 
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL PEOPLE  
ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT  
OF THE SURF.  
 
IF YOU ENTER THE SURF ZONE, ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU  
AND SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT, AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND YELL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 
FOR UV INDEX DEFINITIONS PLUS MORE ON RIP CURRENT AND BEACH SAFETY,  
SEE: HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/OKX  
 

 
 
NYZ081-240815-  
SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SMITH POINT, CUPSOGUE BEACH,  
HITHER HILLS STATE PARK, AND DITCH PLAINS  
642 PM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
SURF TEMPERATURE............AROUND 70.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
SHINNECOCK INLET.........LOW AT 7:05 AM.  
HIGH AT 2:15 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:38 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:41 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL......NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SHINNECOCK INLET.........LOW AT 8:14 AM.  
HIGH AT 3:22 PM.  
SUNRISE.....................6:39 AM.  
SUNSET......................6:40 PM.  
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORIES:  
 
* LOW RISK - IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS DO NOT SUPPORT AN  
ENHANCED RIP CURRENT RISK. HOWEVER, LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE  
ALWAYS POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS, JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
 
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE. ANYONE PLANNING TO ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL  
BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD,  
AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
 
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL PEOPLE  
ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT  
OF THE SURF.  
 
IF YOU ENTER THE SURF ZONE, ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU  
AND SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT, AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND YELL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 
FOR UV INDEX DEFINITIONS PLUS MORE ON RIP CURRENT AND BEACH SAFETY,  
SEE: HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/OKX  
 

 
 
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