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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 10:27 AM EDT on September 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 23, 2017


... High rip current risk remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... all area beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... at the Pender... New Hanover... and eastern Brunswick
County beaches surf heights will be 4 to 6 feet. At the beaches
from western Brunswick County south to Horry and Georgetown
counties the surf will be 3 to 5 feet.

* Timing and tides... strong rip currents can occur at any time but
will be especially strong a few hours either side of low tide
which will occur from 430 to 500 PM.

* Other hazards... none

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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, and pay attention to beach
patrol flags and signs.



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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 10:27 AM EDT on September 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 23, 2017


... High rip current risk remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* location... all area beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... at the Pender... New Hanover... and eastern Brunswick
County beaches surf heights will be 4 to 6 feet. At the beaches
from western Brunswick County south to Horry and Georgetown
counties the surf will be 3 to 5 feet.

* Timing and tides... strong rip currents can occur at any time but
will be especially strong a few hours either side of low tide
which will occur from 430 to 500 PM.

* Other hazards... none

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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, and pay attention to beach
patrol flags and signs.



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