The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for Newport and Washington Counties, as well as Block Island.

High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
440 AM EDT Mon Sep 26 2022

MAZ020-023-024-RIZ006>008-262145-
/O.NEW.KBOX.SU.Y.0005.220926T0840Z-220927T0000Z/
Southern Bristol MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Washington RI-
Newport RI-Block Island RI-
440 AM EDT Mon Sep 26 2022

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Large breaking waves of 5 to 7 feet in the surf zone.

* WHERE...In Massachusetts, Southern Bristol MA, Dukes MA and
  Nantucket MA Counties. In Rhode Island, Washington RI, Newport
  RI and Block Island RI Counties.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
408 AM EDT Mon Sep 26 2022

MAZ020-023-024-RIZ006>008-270815-
Southern Bristol MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
408 AM EDT Mon Sep 26 2022

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeastern Massachusetts
and southern Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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