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Type STRONG RIP CURRENTS CONTINUE TODAY FOR THE OUTER BANKS
Issued By NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
Issuing Time Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:20:00 PDT
Broadcast Time Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:20:00 PDT
Valid Until Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:00:00 PDT
Brief Description STRONG RIP CURRENTS CONTINUE TODAY FOR THE OUTER BANKS
Detailed Description URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE .CONTINUING LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM THE SOUTHEAST AND WAVE HEIGHTS AROUND 4 FEET WILL PRODUCE A CONTINUING THREAT FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS TODAY ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS. CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE- 320 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS. LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT. TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS TO DEVELOP ARE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL OCCUR AROUND 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS... JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS POSTED NEAR BEACH ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT...SINCE IT CAN EXHAUST AND EVEN KILL THE STRONGEST SWIMMER. [EAS ACTIVATION]
       
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