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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:13 AM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 28, 2016


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 8 am EDT this
morning through this evening...

* hazards... high threat of rip currents.

* Location... beaches north of Cape Hatteras.

* Timing and tides... the strongest rip currents usually occur
within a few hours either side of low tide... which occurs around
noon today.

* Surf height... 2 to 4 feet

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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