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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1134 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

NCZ196-203>205-211545-
East Carteret-Northern Outer Banks-Ocracoke Island-Hatteras Island-
1134 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon 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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

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
1129 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

NCZ196-203>205-210000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0052.000000T0000Z-201021T0000Z/
East Carteret-Northern Outer Banks-Ocracoke Island-
Hatteras Island-
1129 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...The beaches from Duck to Cape Lookout.

* WHEN...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 5 PM.

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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