Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
802 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...ROUGH SURF TO PERSIST NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT ON WEDNESDAY...

.THE COMBINATION OF SOUTHEAST SWELLS AND HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
WILL LEAD TO A HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT
ON WEDNESDAY.

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802 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING
NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES BUT ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST FACING
  BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR LIFE THREATENING
  RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. 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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ONSLOW-
802 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...


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