The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a High Surf Advisor for Coastal Hancock and Coastal Washington Counties from 6 PM Wednesday August 16th through 6 PM Thursday August 17th.

The National Weather Service is advising that there will be waves of 4 to 7 feet and that there will be strong rip currents. Rip currents are strong channels of water that flow quickly away from shore.

This Australian video explains the danger of rip currents and how to survive a rip current