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Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1050 AM EDT Mon Oct 14 2019

...HIGH THREAT OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND ROUGH SURF FOR THE
BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS TODAY...

.High threat of rip currents with dangerous shore break continues
for the beaches from Cape Hatteras north today.

NCZ203-205-150000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0044.000000T0000Z-191015T0000Z/
Northern Outer Banks-Hatteras Island-
1050 AM EDT Mon Oct 14 2019

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

* HAZARDS...High rip current risk and dangerous shore break.

* LOCATIONS...Beaches from Duck to Cape Hatteras.

* TIMING...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 to 6 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Shore break occurs when waves break directly on the beach. The
most common injuries with strong shore break are neck and back
injuries, which most often occur when the powerful surf throws a
swimmer or surfer head first into the bottom. It is extremely
important to protect your head and neck whenever you are in
breaking waves by keeping your hands in front of you at all
times.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1052 AM EDT Mon Oct 14 2019

NCZ205-151500-
Hatteras Island-
1052 AM EDT Mon Oct 14 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern 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.

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   Moderate Rip Current Risk.

.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.

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