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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
817 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

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

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTHEASTERLY SWELL COMBINED WITH GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY
WINDS AND HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES WILL CREATE A HIGH THREAT OF
RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY ALONG ALL BEACHES DUCK TO SURF CITY.

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817 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

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

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...DUCK TO SURF CITY.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 1 PM SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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817 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

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

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...DUCK TO SURF CITY.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 1 PM SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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