Sun returns for next few days; high rip current risk

Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Rich Hoffman says skies will remain dry through the holiday weekend, but dangerous surf and rip currents will persist on Long Island beaches.

Sam Augeri

Aug 30, 2023, 9:58 AM

Updated 266 days ago

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Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says skies will remain dry through the holiday weekend, but dangerous surf and rip currents will persist on Long Island beaches.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
FULL BLUE SUPERMOON: Viewing will be great Thursday. Moonrise is at 7:41 PM
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY: Thursday evening at high tide from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Minor flooding is possible on the South Shore ocean and bay side in Nassau County.
HIGH SURF ADVISORY: Through 6 p.m. Thursday for wave heights 6 to 9 feet
HIGH RISK RIP CURRENTS: Thursday and possibly beyond. Big beach weekend with great weather coming up so this will be important.
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OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear and cooler with lower humidity. Lows near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 6:18
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and breezy. Nice and warm with highs near 76. Clear and cool at night with less wind and lows near 60. Northerly winds 10 to 20 mph. Sunset: 7:27
FRIDAY: Sunny and pleasantly warm. Highs near 76. Lows near 58
SATURDAY: Sunny and nice. Highs near 77. Lows near 64.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs near 84. Lows near 68.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny and very warm with highs near 89. Lows near 70.
TUESDAY: Sunny and warm. Highs near 86. Lows near 68.


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