Weather Alerts for Queens County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Statement  COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT   Coastal Flood Statement
QUEENS COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Kings (Brooklyn) - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens
Effective: Mon, 9/24 7:00pm Updated: Mon, 9/24 8:30am Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Mon, 9/24 10:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...ISOLATED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING DURING HIGH TIDES TONIGHT FOR
THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...Isolated Minor Coastal Flooding During High Tides tonight...
* LOCATIONS...Atlantic beaches of Brooklyn, Queens and Long
Island.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 to 1.5 feet above astronomical, locally up
to 2.5 feet above astronomical.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most
vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...High risk of rip current
development with surf height of 5 feet.
* TIMING...This morning into the evening for the high risk of
rip currents. Tonight for the isolated minor coastal flooding.

Information:
Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars and near structures such as groins, jetties, and piers.
Talk to lifeguards and beach officials to learn about any surf
hazards and heed their advice. Pay attention to flags and posted
signs and swim in life guarded areas.
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 call or wave for help.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
QUEENS COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Kings (Brooklyn) - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens
Effective: Mon, 9/24 6:00am Updated: Mon, 9/24 8:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 9/24 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...ISOLATED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING DURING HIGH TIDES TONIGHT FOR
THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...Isolated Minor Coastal Flooding During High Tides tonight...
* LOCATIONS...Atlantic beaches of Brooklyn, Queens and Long
Island.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 to 1.5 feet above astronomical, locally up
to 2.5 feet above astronomical.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most
vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...High risk of rip current
development with surf height of 5 feet.
* TIMING...This morning into the evening for the high risk of
rip currents. Tonight for the isolated minor coastal flooding.

Information:
Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars and near structures such as groins, jetties, and piers.
Talk to lifeguards and beach officials to learn about any surf
hazards and heed their advice. Pay attention to flags and posted
signs and swim in life guarded areas.
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 call or wave for help.