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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 5:15 AM EDT on September 25, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 26, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EDT Tuesday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

* location... all area beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... at the Pender and New Hanover beaches breakers will
be 6 to 9 feet. At the beaches from Brunswick County south to
Horry and Georgetown counties the surf will be 5 to 8 feet.

* Timing... strong rip currents can occur at any time but will be
especially strong several hours either side of low tide which will
occur around 6:00 PM.

* Impacts... powerful waves and rip currents could result in
injuries to anyone who enters the surf.

* Other hazards... beach erosion and ocean over-wash especially during
each high tide. Moderate to strong longshore currents are expected
as well.

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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the
advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and dangerous
swimming conditions.



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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 5:15 AM EDT on September 25, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 26, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EDT Tuesday...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

* location... all area beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... at the Pender and New Hanover beaches breakers will
be 6 to 9 feet. At the beaches from Brunswick County south to
Horry and Georgetown counties the surf will be 5 to 8 feet.

* Timing... strong rip currents can occur at any time but will be
especially strong several hours either side of low tide which will
occur around 6:00 PM.

* Impacts... powerful waves and rip currents could result in
injuries to anyone who enters the surf.

* Other hazards... beach erosion and ocean over-wash especially during
each high tide. Moderate to strong longshore currents are expected
as well.

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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the
advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and dangerous
swimming conditions.



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