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
430 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE
LOOKOUT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS FOR
WEDNESDAY...

.LONG PERIOD EASTERLY SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST CREATING FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS TO OCCUR.

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OUTER BANKS DARE-
430 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

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

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE STRONGEST RIP CURRENTS USUALLY OCCUR
  WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH OCCURS AROUND
  1130 PM THIS EVENING AND AROUND NOON ON WEDNESDAY.

* SURF HEIGHT...2 TO 4 FEET

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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CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
430 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.

* LOCATION...BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE STRONGEST RIP CURRENTS USUALLY OCCUR
  WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH OCCURS AROUND
  1130 PM EVENING AND AROUND NOON ON WEDNESDAY.

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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