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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KMHX
Issued 7/21/2017 8:17 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 7/22/2017 8:00 PM America/New_York.
whus42 kmhx 220017
817 pm edt fri jul 21 2017
...beach hazards statement in effect from 8 am edt saturday
through saturday evening...
the national weather service in newport/morehead city has issued
a beach hazards statement, which is in effect from 8 am edt
saturday through saturday evening.
* hazards...high threat of rip currents.
* location...duck 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 1 pm saturday.
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.