Weather Alert Details

Southeast Suffolk County

Rip Tide Statement from 8AM EDT WED until 8PM EDT WED Issued July, 01 2020 at 4:02 AM - US/Eastern expires July, 01 2020 at 8:00 PM - US/Eastern ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING... * WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED. * WHERE...SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK COUNTY. * WHEN...FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING. * IMPACTS...LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE SURF. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. &&