High Surf Advisory Issued for Area Beaches

Heads up beach goers. A High Surf Advisory has been issued for shoreline beaches from Watch Hill to New Bedford.  With two days of persistent, gusty on shore winds our seas have been building.  The result will be rough surf and a higher risk for dangerous rip currents. Just off shore, seas will build to 7 feet, resulting in high surf of 3-5 feet at the shore. Rip currents are a strong but narrow current of water flowing away from the coast.  It can rapidly carry a swimmer into deeper water and can exhaust even a strong swimmer trying to…