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Forecasters also warned that Jose, which regained intensity Friday afternoon to again become a hurricane, could generate rough surf and dangerous rip currents off North Carolina and up to New England over the next few days. The hurricane was located about miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras. Follow Jenny Staletovich on Twitter jenstaletovich. Forecasters predict above average Atlantic hurricane season in National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration forecasters said the Atlantic Ocean's hurricane season will likely be above normal, with 11 to 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes and two to four major storms.

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration forecasters said the Atlantic Ocean's hurricane season will likely be above normal, with 11 to 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes and two to four major storms.

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Weather Tropical Storm Lee could form this weekend, but go away next week. By Jenny Staletovich jstaletovich miamiherald. After that, stronger shear should shred the storm in about five days. Be the first to know.

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Related stories from Miami Herald. I drove through the hurricane. Lee shores are dangerous to watercraft because, if left to drift, they will be pushed into shore by the wind, possibly running aground. Sailboats are particularly susceptible to this, as even under sail they are limited to the angle they can travel into the wind; Square rigged craft, for instance, can point only slightly to windward.

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It is possible for a sailing vessel to become trapped along a lee shore, with the only recourse being to use an engine, or use anchors to kedge out. The beach of a lee shore in a storm is also at a significantly higher risk due to the undiminished effects of the wind and waves. Because of this, it is always preferable to travel along a windward shore, especially in inclement weather. Numerous shipwrecks have been caused by vessels driven onto a lee shore.

In Herman Melville 's Moby Dick , the lee shore is figured into one of American literature's transcendent passages:. The port would fain give succor; the port is pitiful; in the port is safety, comfort, hearthstone, supper, warm blankets, friends, all that's kind to our mortalities. But in that gale, the port, the land, is that ship's direst jeopardy; she must fly all hospitality; one touch of land, though it but graze the keel, would make her shudder through and through.


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With all her might she crowds all sail off shore; in so doing, fights 'gainst the very winds that fain would blow her homeward; seeks all the lashed sea's landlessness again; for refuge's sake forlornly rushing into peril; her only friend her bitterest foe! Glimpses do you seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth; that all deep, earnest thinking is but the intrepid effort of the soul to keep the open independence of her sea; while the wildest winds of heaven and earth conspire to cast her on the treacherous, slavish shore?

For worm-like, then, oh! Terrors of the terrible! Take heart, take heart, O Bulkington!

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Bear thee grimly, demigod! Up from the spray of thy ocean-perishing — straight up, leaps thy apotheosis!

David Crosby wrote a song "The Lee Shore". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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