The National Weather
Service in Gray has issued a high surf advisory, which is in effect from 8am
Saturday to 8am Sunday.
· Location: Ocean
beaches of New Hampshire and Southern and Mid Coast Maine.
· Surf Height: 3 to 5
feet Saturday morning, increasing to 4 to 8 feet by late Saturday
· Impacts: Locally
dangerous swimming conditions including strong rip currents.
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 swing against
members are advised to stay out of the water through the duration of this storm
due to the heightened risk of rip currents. As there are no
lifeguards stationed in our vicinity, entering the water should be considered
extremely dangerous and be avoided.
If you observe
someone in distress, please call 911 and be prepared to share your location with
caution. Be safe.