Valley Stream, NY (11581)

8:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Valley Stream | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Hazard Statement

Elev 21 ft 40.66 °N, 73.69 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
83.6 °F
Feels Like 85 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6500 ft
Few 25000 ft
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 51%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KJFK 292351Z 02010G14KT 10SM FEW065 FEW250 29/15 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T02890156 53010 $
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6500 ft
Few 25000 ft
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 51%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KJFK 292351Z 02010G14KT 10SM FEW065 FEW250 29/15 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T02890156 53010 $

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:11 PM EDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk now in effect through Tuesday evening...

* locations... the ocean beaches of Kings... southern
Queens... southern Nassau... and southern Suffolk counties.

* Rip current risk... high

* surf height... 3 to 4 feet.

* Lightning risk... none

* timing... through 800 PM EDT Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of 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.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore. Once you are away from the force of the rip current...
begin to swim back toward the beach. Do not attempt to swim
directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.