Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
227 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

NCZ103-312300-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KILL DEVIL HILLS...KITTY HAWK...
NAGS HEAD...SOUTHERN SHORES
227 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

...LOCALLY ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING ALONG THE OUTER
BANKS BETWEEN RODANTHE AND AVON THIS AFTERNOON...

HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE RESCUE HAS REPORTED NUMEROUS RIP
CURRENTS AND RESCUES SINCE LATE THIS MORNING DUE TO A COMBINATION
OF EASTERLY SWELLS AND LOW TIDE. THESE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON DURING THE OUTGOING TIDE AND THEN
SHOULD DIMINISH AS HIGH TIDE BEGINS TO COME IN EARLY EVENING.

BEACH GOERS ALONG THE OUTER BANKS ARE ADVISED TO BE ON ALERT FOR
RIP CURRENTS AND TO HEED THE ADVICE AND DIRECTION OF THE LOCAL
BEACH PATROLS.

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