Man-of-war warning on the East End

If you're ready to cool off in the ocean, beware on the East End. Officials say Portuguese man-of-wars are washing up. The creatures have been seen at Hither Hills in Montauk, Tiana Beach and a

News 12 Staff

Jul 3, 2013, 3:53 PM

Updated 3,937 days ago

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Man-of-war warning on the East End

If you're ready to cool off in the ocean, beware on the East End.

Officials say Portuguese man-of-wars are washing up.

The creatures have been seen at Hither Hills in Montauk, Tiana Beach and a number of Southampton spots.

Experts say the man-of-wars are passing through on their journey north. They are expected to be gone by this weekend.

This is the first Long Island man-of-war sighting in seven years.



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