Event: Beach Hazards Statement
Sender Name: NWS Newport/Morehead City NC
Description: * WHAT…Dangerous rip currents.
* WHERE…Crystal Coast beaches.
* WHEN…Until 8 PM EDT 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 2 PM Friday.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Coastal Onslow; West Carteret
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4225523-3567924
CAP MessageType: Update