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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
912 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-241100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SU.Y.0004.170924T1200Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
912 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BEACHES OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST
  GEORGIA

* RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
  DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS
  WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* BREAKING WAVE HEIGHTS...5 TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL BE DANGEROUS TO ANYONE WHO
  ENTERS THE SURF. THERE WILL ALSO BE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND
  POSSIBLE BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS.

EVERYONE SHOULD REMAIN OUT OF THE WATER. MARINERS SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY NEAR INLETS...CUTS AND BAYS. SWELLS
APPROACHING THESE AREAS CAN LEAD TO LARGE...DANGEROUS BREAKING
WAVES. KEEP A CLEAR DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE OCEAN. STRUCTURES SUCH
AS PIERS AND JETTIES WILL BE PARTICULARLY TREACHEROUS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
750 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-241200-
/O.EXT.KILM.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170925T0700Z/
/O.CON.KILM.SU.Y.0002.170924T1000Z-170926T0000Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
750 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

* LOCATION...ALL AREA BEACHES.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...AT THE PENDER AND NEW HANOVER BEACHES BREAKERS WILL
  BE 6 TO 9 FEET. AT THE BEACHES FROM BRUNSWICK COUNTY SOUTH TO
  HORRY AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES THE SURF WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...STRONG RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME BUT WILL BE
  ESPECIALLY STRONG A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE. BREAKERS
  WILL INCREASE SUNDAY BUT ARE EXPECTED TO BE HIGHEST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...POWERFUL WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN
  INJURIES TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* OTHER HAZARDS...BEACH EROSION AND OCEAN OVER-WASH ESPECIALLY
  DURING EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH MONDAY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE.

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 PAY ATTENTION TO BEACH
PATROL FLAGS AND SIGNS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE
ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS
SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

04

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK ALL BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FROM CAPE LOOKOUT SOUTH SUNDAY THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY...

.BUILDING SWELL FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA WILL PRODUCE A HIGH
RIP CURRENT THREAT WITH DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ALONG THE COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY ALONG WITH DANGEROUS BREAKING SURF OF 6 TO 9 FEET.

NCZ098-241000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SU.Y.0014.170924T1000Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0053.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
ONSLOW-
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENT AND DANGEROUS
  SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  IS A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR
  AROUND 5 PM SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...POWERFUL WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN
  INJURIES TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* OTHER HAZARDS...BEACH EROSION AND OCEAN OVER-WASH ESPECIALLY
  DURING EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH MONDAY.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK ALL BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FROM CAPE LOOKOUT SOUTH SUNDAY THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY...

.BUILDING SWELL FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA WILL PRODUCE A HIGH
RIP CURRENT THREAT WITH DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ALONG THE COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY ALONG WITH DANGEROUS BREAKING SURF OF 6 TO 9 FEET.

NCZ095-103-104-241000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SU.Y.0014.170924T1000Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0052.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY SOUTH OF OREGON INLET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENT AND DANGEROUS
  SHORE BREAK.

* OTHER HAZARDS...BEACH EROSION AND OCEAN OVER-WASH ESPECIALLY
  DURING EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH MONDAY.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  IS A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR
  AROUND 5 PM SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...POWERFUL WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN
  INJURIES TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* SURF HEIGHT...6 TO 9 FEET NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT AND 5 TO 8 FEET
  SOUTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
909 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

AMZ350-241100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-170927T2000Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
909 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS
  TO SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
853 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HURRICANE MARIA WILL BRING HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS...

.HURRICANE MARIA IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN OFFSHORE AS IT SLOWLY MOVES
NORTH AND WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS FOR
MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

AMZ250-252-254-256-241200-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-170927T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
853 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS,
  HIGHEST TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...BUILDING UP TO 8 TO 12 FEET.

* IMPACT...MARINERS WILL FACE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WHEN NAVIGATING
  AREA INLETS TO AND FROM THE ATLANTIC, AS WELL AS THE MOUTHS OF
  THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER AND WINYAH BAY. THIS IS ESPECIALLY
  TRUE WHEN MARIA`S SWELL ENCOUNTERS AN OUTGOING TIDE, WHEREBY,
  LARGE WAVES ARE PRODUCED THAT COULD EASILY OVERTAKE A VESSEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY FOR SMALLER VESSELS. STEEP WAVE
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY NEAR INLET ENTRANCES.

$$
27

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
407 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...

...INCREASING WINDS EXPECTED SUNDAY THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK AS
MARIA AFFECTS THE WATERS...

.AS TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA MOVES SLOWLY NORTHWARD OFF THE EAST
COAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS, BUILDING SWELL AND INCREASING WINDS
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR MARINERS THROUGH AT LEAST
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

AMZ156-158-241000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170928T1200Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
407 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 KTS TONIGHT THEN NORTH WINDS 20
  TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT FROM LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MID
  NEXT WEEK.

* SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY
  AND 11 TO 16 FEET EARLY THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
912 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-241100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SU.Y.0004.170924T1200Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
912 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BEACHES OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST
  GEORGIA

* RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
  DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS
  WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* BREAKING WAVE HEIGHTS...5 TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL BE DANGEROUS TO ANYONE WHO
  ENTERS THE SURF. THERE WILL ALSO BE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND
  POSSIBLE BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS.

EVERYONE SHOULD REMAIN OUT OF THE WATER. MARINERS SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY NEAR INLETS...CUTS AND BAYS. SWELLS
APPROACHING THESE AREAS CAN LEAD TO LARGE...DANGEROUS BREAKING
WAVES. KEEP A CLEAR DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE OCEAN. STRUCTURES SUCH
AS PIERS AND JETTIES WILL BE PARTICULARLY TREACHEROUS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
750 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-241200-
/O.EXT.KILM.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170925T0700Z/
/O.CON.KILM.SU.Y.0002.170924T1000Z-170926T0000Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
750 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

* LOCATION...ALL AREA BEACHES.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...AT THE PENDER AND NEW HANOVER BEACHES BREAKERS WILL
  BE 6 TO 9 FEET. AT THE BEACHES FROM BRUNSWICK COUNTY SOUTH TO
  HORRY AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES THE SURF WILL BE 5 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...STRONG RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME BUT WILL BE
  ESPECIALLY STRONG A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE. BREAKERS
  WILL INCREASE SUNDAY BUT ARE EXPECTED TO BE HIGHEST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...POWERFUL WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN
  INJURIES TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* OTHER HAZARDS...BEACH EROSION AND OCEAN OVER-WASH ESPECIALLY
  DURING EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH MONDAY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE.

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 PAY ATTENTION TO BEACH
PATROL FLAGS AND SIGNS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE
ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS
SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

04


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK ALL BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FROM CAPE LOOKOUT SOUTH SUNDAY THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY...

.BUILDING SWELL FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA WILL PRODUCE A HIGH
RIP CURRENT THREAT WITH DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ALONG THE COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY ALONG WITH DANGEROUS BREAKING SURF OF 6 TO 9 FEET.

NCZ098-241000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SU.Y.0014.170924T1000Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0053.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
ONSLOW-
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENT AND DANGEROUS
  SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  IS A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR
  AROUND 5 PM SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...POWERFUL WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN
  INJURIES TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* OTHER HAZARDS...BEACH EROSION AND OCEAN OVER-WASH ESPECIALLY
  DURING EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH MONDAY.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK ALL BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FROM CAPE LOOKOUT SOUTH SUNDAY THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY...

.BUILDING SWELL FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA WILL PRODUCE A HIGH
RIP CURRENT THREAT WITH DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ALONG THE COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY ALONG WITH DANGEROUS BREAKING SURF OF 6 TO 9 FEET.

NCZ095-103-104-241000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SU.Y.0014.170924T1000Z-170926T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0052.000000T0000Z-170925T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
403 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY SOUTH OF OREGON INLET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENT AND DANGEROUS
  SHORE BREAK.

* OTHER HAZARDS...BEACH EROSION AND OCEAN OVER-WASH ESPECIALLY
  DURING EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH MONDAY.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  IS A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR
  AROUND 5 PM SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...POWERFUL WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN
  INJURIES TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* SURF HEIGHT...6 TO 9 FEET NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT AND 5 TO 8 FEET
  SOUTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
742 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-242345-
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-Coastal Horry-
Coastal Georgetown-
742 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.
   High Rip Current Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
742 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-242345-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
742 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for The adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Small Craft Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Small Craft Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
417 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-242030-
Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-Coastal Jasper-
417 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Georgia and
southeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Risk for Rip Currents.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Risk for Rip Currents.
   High Surf Advisory.

Coastal Flooding: Minor inundation of saltwater will be possible in
low-lying coastal areas early next week around the times of high
tide, mainly along the South Carolina coast. Coastal Flood Advisories
could be needed.

Rip Currents: Swells from Hurricane Maria will lead to an elevated
threat early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
411 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

NCZ098-242015-
Onslow-
411 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   High Surf Advisory.

Hurricane Maria is expected to move off the southeast coast early
through the middle of next week. Uncertainty remains regarding the
exact track and specific impacts. Regardless of the exact track,
rough surf and dangerous rip currents are likely this weekend into
next week. Gusty north to northwest winds, minor coastal flooding,
and ocean overwash/erosion will also be possible early to mid next
week. Eastern NC residents and interested parties should continue to
monitor the latest official forecasts from NHC and local NWS offices.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
411 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

NCZ095-242015-
Carteret-
411 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   High Surf Advisory.

Hurricane Maria is expected to move off the southeast coast early
through the middle of next week. Uncertainty remains regarding the
exact track and specific impacts. Regardless of the exact track,
rough surf and dangerous rip currents are likely this weekend into
next week. Gusty north to northwest winds, minor coastal flooding,
and ocean overwash/erosion will also be possible early to mid next
week. Eastern NC residents and interested parties should continue to
monitor the latest official forecasts from NHC and local NWS offices.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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