Minnesota Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

North Carolina, Coastal Brunswick

Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:32 PM EDT on August 30, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2016


... High rip current risk now in effect through Wednesday evening...

* location... Pender... New Hanover... Brunswick... Horry... and
Georgetown County beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 2 to 4 ft at the Pender and New Hanover County
beaches... and 2 to 3 feet at the Brunswick... Horry and
Georgetown County beaches.

* Timing and tides... rip currents can be strongest a few of hours
either side of low tide. Low tide will occur between 100 and 200 PM.

* Other hazards... weak to moderate north to south longshore current.

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.



04



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Beach Hazard Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch
Maryland - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Watch
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert
Texas - Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Wisconsin - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Goin' To The Lake
The Leaderboard

Listen Live