Updated04/07/2020 2:12am 
 

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: Fri, 7/3 8:57am Updated: Sat, 7/4 2:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/5 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Please check with state and local authorities regarding
guidelines for allowed activities. The warm air temperatures in
the 70s may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the
cold water temperatures which are currently in the upper 50s to
low 60s.
* WHERE...In New Hampshire, Coastal Rockingham County. In Maine,
Coastal York, Coastal Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and
Coastal Waldo Counties.
* WHEN...Through the holiday weekend.
* IMPACTS...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 lose dexterity within minutes and be unable to accomplish
simple tasks 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.




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