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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
832 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2024

NCZ196-204-205-211245-
/O.NEW.KMHX.BH.S.0041.240721T1200Z-240722T0000Z/
East Carteret-Ocracoke Island-Hatteras Island-
832 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2024

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...The beaches from Cape Hatteras to Cape Lookout.

* WHEN...From 8 AM EDT Sunday through Sunday 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 1:45 PM Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Life-threatening rip currents. If caught in a rip current, remain
calm. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Duluth MN
540 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2024

MNZ037-WIZ001-210200-
/O.NEW.KDLH.BH.S.0005.240720T2240Z-240721T0200Z/
Carlton and South St. Louis-Douglas-
540 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2024

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous swimming conditions are expected along the
  Lake Superior shoreline due to high wave action and strong rip
  currents.

* WHERE...Minnesota Park Point and Wisconsin Point Beaches.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...High wave action can make swimming difficult on days
  such as this. Incoming waves in rapid succession can tire even
  an experienced swimmer quickly. Rip currents can usher you away
  from land. To avoid being swept away, swim parallel to the shore
  to exit a rip current.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Park Point life guards have reported strong
  rip currents are occurring.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
207 AM PDT Sat Jul 20 2024

CAZ087-354-362-366-202330-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0015.240721T0100Z-240722T0900Z/
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands-Ventura County Beaches-
Malibu Coast-Los Angeles County Beaches-
207 AM PDT Sat Jul 20 2024

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Abnormally high tides between 6.5 and 7.0 feet are
  expected with elevated surf up to 3 to 6 feet.

* WHERE...Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands, Ventura County
  Beaches, Malibu Coast and Los Angeles County Beaches.

* WHEN...From this evening through late Sunday night.

* IMPACTS...Pooling of sea water is possible around high tide at
  beach and harbor areas including walkways and bike paths.
  Enhanced beach erosion is also possible. No significant damage
  is expected.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High tides are expected between 9 and 11
  pm each evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain out of the water due to hazardous swimming conditions, or
stay near occupied lifeguard towers. Rock jetties can be deadly
in such conditions, stay off the rocks.

&&

$$

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