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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
452 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

NCZ106-108-SCZ056-161700-
/O.CON.KILM.BH.S.0020.240716T1000Z-240717T0000Z/
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Georgetown-
452 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Strong south to north longshore currents. There is also a
  Moderate Risk of rip currents.

* WHERE...In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New
  Hanover Counties. In South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown County.

* WHEN...Through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers
  into rip currents, piers, jetties, and other hazardous areas.
  It may sweep swimmers off their feet, making it difficult to
  return to shore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution should be used when in or near the water. Check with
lifeguards before entering the ocean for possible hazards you may
be swept into.

&&

$$

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