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
427 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR ALL BEACHES FROM SURF CITY TO
DUCK...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION 8 WILL APPROACH THE OUTER BANKS MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AND GENERATE SIGNIFICANT LONG PERIOD SWELLS THAT WILL LEAD
TO DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

NCZ095-098-103-104-290830-
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CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
427 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM SURF CITY TO DUCK

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE BEST CHANCE FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL
  BE A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH OCCURS BETWEEN
  1130 AM AND NOON MONDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SIGNIFICANT LONG
  PERIOD SWELLS WILL MAKE CONDITIONS DANGEROUS DURING AT ALL
  TIMES.

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.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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