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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
810 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...DANGEROUS SHOREBREAK, STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND A HIGH
THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH
THURSDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK FROM CAPE
LOOKOUT NORTH...

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN
PAMLICO SOUND AND LOWER NEUSE RIVER INTO THURSDAY...

.The combination of easterly and southeasterly swell will produce
dangerous rip currents, strong shorebreak, and strong longshore
currents along area beaches through Thursday. Building seas will
lead to high surf conditions for the beaches from Cape Lookout
north that will continue through the end of the week. The
persistent strong northeast winds will increase water levels over
the southern Pamlico Sound and lower Neuse River leading to minor
coastal flooding through Thursday.

NCZ094-194-191300-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-190919T1500Z/
Pamlico-Southern Craven-
810 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Areas adjacent to Southern Pamlico Sound and Neuse
  River.

* TIMING...Until 11 AM EDT Thursday.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor water level rises possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

&&

$$

11


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
946 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...DANGEROUS SEAS AND STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE WATERS FOR MUCH OF THIS WEEK...

.Large swells from distant Humberto and strong northeast winds
will continue as high pressure builds in from the north. The
large seas will persist into the weekend.

AMZ156-158-191400-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-190921T2200Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
946 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

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

* WINDS...Northeast 20 to 30 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 10 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
946 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...DANGEROUS SEAS AND STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE WATERS FOR MUCH OF THIS WEEK...

.Large swells from distant Humberto and strong northeast winds
will continue as high pressure builds in from the north. The
large seas will persist into the weekend.

AMZ131-136-137-230-231-191400-
/O.EXA.KMHX.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-190919T2100Z/
Alligator River-Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-Neuse and Bay Rivers-
Albemarle Sound-Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
946 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect until 5 PM EDT
Thursday.

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WAVES...2 to 3 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
922 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

AMZ350-190930-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-190921T0000Z/
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
922 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* 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
239 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

AMZ250-252-254-256-190900-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-190920T1200Z/
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-
239 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

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

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 kt.

* SEAS...5 to 8 feet.

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 to small craft. Inexperienced mariners,
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

21


Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1047 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-191100-
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-190920T0000Z/
Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-Coastal Jasper-
1047 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous to
  anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

No one should enter the surf due to life threatening rip currents.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
807 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-191215-
/O.EXP.KILM.BH.S.0037.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.EXP.KILM.RP.S.0018.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.BH.S.0038.190919T1200Z-190920T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.RP.S.0019.190919T1200Z-190920T0000Z/
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Horry-
Coastal Georgetown-
807 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect from 8 AM EDT Thursday
through Thursday evening. A High Rip Current Risk has also been
issued. This High Rip Current Risk is in effect from 8 AM EDT
Thursday through Thursday evening.

* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry and Coastal
  Georgetown. In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New
  Hanover.

* TIMING...From 8 AM EDT Thursday through Thursday evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf. Additionally, northeasterly winds
  of 15-20 mph will produce a strong north to south longshore
  current at all beaches in the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used
when in or near the water.

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, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
807 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NCZ110-191215-
/O.EXP.KILM.BH.S.0037.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.EXP.KILM.RP.S.0018.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.RP.S.0019.190919T1200Z-190920T0000Z/
Coastal Brunswick-
807 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a High Rip
Current Risk, which is in effect from 8 AM EDT Thursday through
Thursday evening.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal Brunswick.

* TIMING...From 8 AM EDT Thursday through Thursday evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

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, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

31


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
810 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...DANGEROUS SHOREBREAK, STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND A HIGH
THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH
THURSDAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK FROM CAPE
LOOKOUT NORTH...

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN
PAMLICO SOUND AND LOWER NEUSE RIVER INTO THURSDAY...

.The combination of easterly and southeasterly swell will produce
dangerous rip currents, strong shorebreak, and strong longshore
currents along area beaches through Thursday. Building seas will
lead to high surf conditions for the beaches from Cape Lookout
north that will continue through the end of the week. The
persistent strong northeast winds will increase water levels over
the southern Pamlico Sound and lower Neuse River leading to minor
coastal flooding through Thursday.

NCZ195-199-191300-
/O.EXP.KMHX.BH.S.0033.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.BH.S.0034.190919T0010Z-190920T0100Z/
West Carteret-Coastal Onslow-
810 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Beach Hazards Statement, which is in effect through Thursday
evening.

* HAZARDS...High risk for dangerous rip currents, dangerous
  shorebreak, and strong longshore currents.

* LOCATIONS...Beaches south of Cape Lookout.

* TIMING AND TIDES...The most likely time for strong rip currents
  to develop are a couple of hours before and after low tide,
  which will occur between 4 and 5 AM and 5 and 6 PM Thursday.

* SURF HEIGHT...3 to 5 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.

Strong longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip
currents, piers, jetties and other hazardous areas. In many cases
the longshore current is strong enough to prevent swimmers from
being able to keep their feet on the bottom making it difficult
to return to shore.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
807 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-191215-
/O.EXP.KILM.BH.S.0037.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.EXP.KILM.RP.S.0018.000000T0000Z-190919T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.BH.S.0038.190919T1200Z-190920T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.RP.S.0019.190919T1200Z-190920T0000Z/
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Horry-
Coastal Georgetown-
807 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect from 8 AM EDT Thursday
through Thursday evening. A High Rip Current Risk has also been
issued. This High Rip Current Risk is in effect from 8 AM EDT
Thursday through Thursday evening.

* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry and Coastal
  Georgetown. In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New
  Hanover.

* TIMING...From 8 AM EDT Thursday through Thursday evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf. Additionally, northeasterly winds
  of 15-20 mph will produce a strong north to south longshore
  current at all beaches in the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used
when in or near the water.

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, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
812 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NCZ195-199-200015-
West Carteret-Coastal Onslow-
812 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

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...Thursday through Tuesday.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.

Strong rip currents will persist through the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
812 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NCZ094-194-200015-
Pamlico-Southern Craven-
812 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THURSDAY...

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.

   Coastal Flood Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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

   Coastal Flood Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
353 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-192000-
Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-Coastal Jasper-
353 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and 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...Thursday through Tuesday.

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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
315 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

AMZ250-252-254-256-191915-
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-
315 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and 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...Thursday through Tuesday.

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.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
315 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-191915-
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-Coastal Horry-
Coastal Georgetown-
315 PM EDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and 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.
   High Rip Current Risk.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

A high risk of rip currents is expected through most of the week due
to swells from Hurricane Humberto. Strong longshore currents are
also expected at times.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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