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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
411 PM EDT Mon Oct 19 2020

NCZ203-202015-
Northern Outer Banks-
411 PM EDT Mon Oct 19 2020

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1049 AM EDT Mon Oct 19 2020

NCZ203-205-200000-
/O.EXP.KMHX.CF.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-201019T1500Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0051.000000T0000Z-201020T0000Z/
Northern Outer Banks-Hatteras Island-
1049 AM EDT Mon Oct 19 2020

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, Albemarle, Croatan,
  Roanoke, and Pamlico Sounds, and adjacent tidal creeks. For
  the Beach Hazards Statement, along the beaches from Duck to
  Cape Hatteras.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 11 AM EDT this
  morning. For the Beach Hazards Statement, through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The most likely time for strong rip
  currents to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide,
  which will occur around 4:30 pm this afternoon.

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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