There is a Beach Hazard Warning in effect today, Tuesday, July 4th from 8AM  until 8PM Areas affected include Acadia National Park, Lamoine Beach, Castine, Roque Bluffs State Park and Quoddy Head State Park.

The warm air temperatures of around 70 degrees to mid to upper 70s on Tuesday may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are currently only in the low 50s.

Anyone on boats, or paddlecraft should use caution and be prepared for immersion and the cold water, according to the warning issued by the National Weather Service.