Currituck County, NC
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Beach Hazard Statement
NCZ102-262200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.BH.S.0013.180926T0622Z-180927T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.RP.S.0013.180926T0622Z-180927T0000Z/
Eastern Currituck-
222 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018

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

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect through this evening. A
High Rip Current Risk has also been issued. This High Rip Current
Risk is in effect through this evening.

* LOCATION...Currituck County Beaches.

* TIMING...The most likely time for strong rip currents to occur
is a couple hours either side of low tide this afternoon.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...High.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents...longshore currents...sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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 jetties and
piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current...relax and float. Don't
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.

&&

$$

Rip Current Statement
NCZ102-262200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.BH.S.0013.180926T0622Z-180927T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.RP.S.0013.180926T0622Z-180927T0000Z/
Eastern Currituck-
222 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018

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

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect through this evening. A
High Rip Current Risk has also been issued. This High Rip Current
Risk is in effect through this evening.

* LOCATION...Currituck County Beaches.

* TIMING...The most likely time for strong rip currents to occur
is a couple hours either side of low tide this afternoon.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...High.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents...longshore currents...sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water.

There is a high risk of rip currents.

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 jetties and
piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current...relax and float. Don't
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.

&&

$$

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