Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1124 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-250000-
/O.NEW.KILM.BH.S.0010.170724T1524Z-170725T0000Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
1124 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

GUSTY SOUTH-SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CREATE A STRONG SOUTH TO NORTH
LONGSHORE CURRENT AT THE GEORGETOWN...HORRY...NEW HANOVER...AND
PENDER COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH THIS EVENING. AT THE BRUNSWICK COUNTY
BEACHES...THERE WILL BE A STRONG WEST TO EAST LONGSHORE CURRENT.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS ALSO IN AFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING FOR ALL BEACHES GIVEN THE INFLUENCE OF SWELL AND TIDAL
INFLUENCES FROM THE NEW MOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS, LONGSHORE CURRENTS, AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-
THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN
IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

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