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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 8:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2017


... Beach hazards statement in effect from Wednesday morning
through Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a beach hazards statement, which is in effect from Wednesday
morning through Wednesday evening.

* Hazards... high threat of rip currents.

* Location... Rodanthe to Cape Lookout.

* Timing and tides... the most likely time for strong rip
currents to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide,
which will occur around 330 PM Wednesday.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. When out of the
current, swim back to shore. If tired, float or tread water until
out of the rip current. If unable to escape, face the shore and
call or wave for help.





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