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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:20 PM EDT on September 25, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 26, 2017


... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday evening...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has cancelled the high
surf advisory.

* Location... all area beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 4 to 6 feet at the Pender and New Hanover beaches and
around 4 feet at the beaches from Brunswick County south to Georgetown
County on Tuesday.

* Other hazards... moderate to strong longshore current at Pender and
New Hanover County beaches on Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, and pay attention to beach
patrol flags and signs.

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip currents
are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, Yell for help. Remain calm,
do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for help. If
you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to shore and
back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to swim directly
against a rip current as you will tire quickly.



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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:20 PM EDT on September 25, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 26, 2017


... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday evening...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has cancelled the high
surf advisory.

* Location... all area beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 4 to 6 feet at the Pender and New Hanover beaches and
around 4 feet at the beaches from Brunswick County south to Georgetown
County on Tuesday.

* Other hazards... moderate to strong longshore current at Pender and
New Hanover County beaches on Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, and pay attention to beach
patrol flags and signs.

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip currents
are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, Yell for help. Remain calm,
do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for help. If
you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to shore and
back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to swim directly
against a rip current as you will tire quickly.



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