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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:49 PM GMT Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Thursday
afternoon...
... High rip current risk is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in tiyan has cancelled the high rip
current risk.

* Hazards... recent reports indicate that portuguese man-o-War
continue to wash up on local beaches. They are likely to keep
washing up the next day or so.

* Location... man-o-War have most recently been reported on the
East Coast at ipan.

* Potential impacts... man-o-War can inflict a painful sting...
even after they have died. Remain watchful and avoid touching
them. Closed-toe shoes are recommended as long as these
jellyfish-like animals are washing ashore.

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents and other hazards create life-threatening conditions in
the surf zone. Use caution when in or near the water and remain
watchful for portuguese man-o-War and avoid touching them.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.





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