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
422 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.LINGERING LARGE SOUTHEASTERLY SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE A
HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.

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422 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK.

* LOCATION...ESPECIALLY 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. LOW
  TIDE THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 3 PM.

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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