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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
510 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

NCZ110-210915-
Coastal Brunswick-
510 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.
   Beach Hazards Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

For Sunday...
An elevated Rip Current threat.
A moderate west to east longshore current.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
445 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019


NCZ110-210000-
/O.NEW.KILM.BH.S.0006.190420T1100Z-190421T0000Z/
/O.CON.KILM.RP.S.0005.190420T1000Z-190421T0100Z/
Coastal Brunswick-
445 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal Brunswick.

* TIMING...Through this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

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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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
445 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019


NCZ110-210000-
/O.NEW.KILM.BH.S.0006.190420T1100Z-190421T0000Z/
/O.CON.KILM.RP.S.0005.190420T1000Z-190421T0100Z/
Coastal Brunswick-
445 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal Brunswick.

* TIMING...Through this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

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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