Rough surf and risky rip currents will continue to impact coastal areas of the Eastern Seaboard through Friday, as the storm sends large ocean waves and makes for unsafe swimming conditions at all Tri-State Area beaches.
The hurricane has caused no coastal watches or warnings to come into effect, however weather authorities have warned anybody seeking to paddle out in the wake of Chris for recreation.
It looks like the UK's heatwave is set to come to an end as the remnants of a powerful hurricane swirling along the United States east coast is due to hit Britain.
Chris strengthened from a tropical storm into a hurricane on Tuesday.
Chris will move very slowly toward the northeast today, but will soon pick up speed Wednesday and Thursday and track away from the area.
Chris is moving to the northeast at 10 miles per hour.
Tropical Storm Chris is shown off the eastern coast of North and SC, U.S., in this satellite image July 9, 2018 at 16:12 UTC. This means rough surf and unsafe rip currents. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. "Please consult products from your local weather office".
"One common theme emerging from the start of next week is that low pressure will be a little closer and the weather will turn more changeable than we have seen recently".
She added: "The weather we will be seeing after Chris is not particularly windy, but we could see rain moving in from the west".