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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 4:04 AM EDT Sep. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT Monday...

* location... along ocean exposed beaches on the south coasts of
Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

* Timing... late today through Monday.

* Surf and rip current risk... some swells still persist along the
south coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island from the remnants
of Jose. New southerly swells will be arriving late today and
tonight well in advance of distant Hurricane Maria. This will
result in high surf along the ocean exposed coastline. This will
also lead to dangerous rip currents.

* Shoreline impacts... areas of beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A rip current... sometimes mistakenly called an undertow... is a
strong but narrow current of water flowing from the beach to the
surf zone. It can rapidly carry a swimmer into deeper water... and
exhaust an individual trying to swim against it.


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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 4:04 AM EDT Sep. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT Monday...

* location... along ocean exposed beaches on the south coasts of
Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

* Timing... late today through Monday.

* Surf and rip current risk... some swells still persist along the
south coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island from the remnants
of Jose. New southerly swells will be arriving late today and
tonight well in advance of distant Hurricane Maria. This will
result in high surf along the ocean exposed coastline. This will
also lead to dangerous rip currents.

* Shoreline impacts... areas of beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A rip current... sometimes mistakenly called an undertow... is a
strong but narrow current of water flowing from the beach to the
surf zone. It can rapidly carry a swimmer into deeper water... and
exhaust an individual trying to swim against it.


For the latest updates... please visit our webpage at
www.Weather.Gov/Boston

You can follow US on facebook at