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Weather Alerts for Rockingham County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
Areas Affected:
Coastal Rockingham
Effective: Sat 8:00 am Updated: Fri 3:20 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat 8:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely
 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Please check with state and local authorities regarding
guidelines for allowed activities. The warm air temperatures in
the upper 60s into the 70s may cause people to underestimate the
dangers of the cold water temperatures which are currently only
in the upper 50s expected.
* WHERE...In New Hampshire, Coastal Rockingham County. In Maine,
Coastal York and Coastal Cumberland Counties.
* WHEN...From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.
* 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.

Information:
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.