Wendy Lau - LongIsland.com Columnist

Weather Alert  

HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING ...High Rip Current Risk through Friday Evening... * LOCATIONS...Atlantic ocean beaches of Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Kings (Brooklyn), Southeastern Suffolk and Southwestern Suffolk. * TIMING...Through Friday evening. * SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous to anyone who enters the surf, through Friday evening, and possibly into Saturday. High surf of 5 to 8 feet is possible late Thursday through Friday. Beach flooding and erosion are possible during the times of high tide.

Wendy Lau is a native New Yorker. She currently covers the Hot Spots & Night Life section's "Weekly Watch" and "Weekend Watch" as well as local news. You can also catch her at LongIslandYellowPages.com where she is a columnist providing weekly information on savings opportunities and places to visit for dining, family fun and entertainment. Wendy can be reached at WendyL@longisland.com