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Scarborough, Maine

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Active Weather Alerts

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 7:01 PM Jun. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...South 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* SEAS...4 to 5 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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Special Weather Statement
Issued: 7:01 AM Jun. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service
...National Weather Service Cold Water Safety Message...

* The warm air temperatures this weekend in the 70s and lower 80s may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the mid 50s across Sebago
Lake and Lake Winnipesaukee, and in the mid 50s in the regions
smaller lakes and rivers.

* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. When the water temperature is below
60 degrees, the average submerged person could loose dexterity
within minutes and be unable to accomplish simple tasks. Anyone
on small boats, canoes, or kayaks should plan accordingly if
recreating this weekend and use extreme caution to avoid this
threat. Paddle smart from the start and always wear your life
jacket!


Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 7:01 AM Jun. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Beach Hazards
Statement, which is in effect from 8 AM EDT this morning through
this evening.

* TIMING...From 8 AM EDT this morning through this evening.

* Location...The Midcoast and Southwest coast of Maine as well as
the New Hampshire Seacoast.

* Beach Hazard...Warm air temperatures in the lower and mid 70s
may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the lower and mid 50s.

* Winds...Southerly 10 to 15 MPH.

* Impacts...The cold water temperatures can quickly cause
hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats
or paddlecraft should use extreme caution to avoid this threat.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued on days when a significant
number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the
water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to
underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the
start. Always wear your life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides, and localized currents.

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