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Carteret-Onslow-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
358 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
* HAZARDS...A high risk of rip currents.
* LOCATIONS...Along the beaches from Rodanthe to Surf City.
* TIMING AND TIDES...The most likely time for strong rip
currents to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide,
which will occur around 630 pm.
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.