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000
WHUS42 KMHX 181318
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
918 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE
HATTERAS AND A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR OVERWASH ALONG
HIGHWAY 12 JUST NORTH OF RODANTHE...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS TODAY. EDOUARD SWELL
COMBINED WITH PERSISTENT NORTHEASTERLY WINDS PRODUCED TIDE LEVELS
AROUND 1 FOOT ABOVE NORMAL WHICH YESTERDAY LEADING TO MINOR OCEAN
OVERWASH ALONG HIGHWAY 12 NEAR THE RODANTHE S-CURVES AND THE
TEMPORARY BRIDGE. CONDITIONS APPEAR FAVORABLE FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF
MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH IN THESE AREAS AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON A FEW
HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE...WHICH WILL BE AROUND 4:30-5:00 PM
EDT.

NCZ103-190000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.CF.Y.0011.140918T1900Z-140919T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
918 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE
  HATTERAS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH EXPECTED NEAR THE RODANTHE
  S-CURVES TO THE TEMPORARY BRIDGE.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS WILL BE A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH WILL BE POSSIBLE
  A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE...WHICH WILL OCCUR AROUND
  4:30 T0 5:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STANDING WATER FROM
  MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH NEAR THE RODANTHE S-CURVES TO THE PEA
  ISLAND TEMPORARY BRIDGE.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS42 KMHX 181318
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
918 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE
HATTERAS AND A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR OVERWASH ALONG
HIGHWAY 12 JUST NORTH OF RODANTHE...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS TODAY. EDOUARD SWELL
COMBINED WITH PERSISTENT NORTHEASTERLY WINDS PRODUCED TIDE LEVELS
AROUND 1 FOOT ABOVE NORMAL WHICH YESTERDAY LEADING TO MINOR OCEAN
OVERWASH ALONG HIGHWAY 12 NEAR THE RODANTHE S-CURVES AND THE
TEMPORARY BRIDGE. CONDITIONS APPEAR FAVORABLE FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF
MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH IN THESE AREAS AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON A FEW
HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE...WHICH WILL BE AROUND 4:30-5:00 PM
EDT.

NCZ103-190000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.CF.Y.0011.140918T1900Z-140919T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
918 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE
  HATTERAS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH EXPECTED NEAR THE RODANTHE
  S-CURVES TO THE TEMPORARY BRIDGE.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS WILL BE A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING TIMING...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH WILL BE POSSIBLE
  A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE...WHICH WILL OCCUR AROUND
  4:30 T0 5:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STANDING WATER FROM
  MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH NEAR THE RODANTHE S-CURVES TO THE PEA
  ISLAND TEMPORARY BRIDGE.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 180758
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
358 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS TODAY.

NCZ103-190000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
358 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 180758
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
358 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS TODAY.

NCZ103-190000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
358 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS42 KMHX 180010
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
810 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH
THURSDAY.

NCZ095-104-180115-
/O.EXP.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
810 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...

CONDITIONS THAT PROMPTED A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT HAVE IMPROVED.
ROUGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A CONTINUED THREAT THROUGH
THE MORNING HOURS THURSDAY.

$$

NCZ103-181215-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
810 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 180010
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
810 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH
THURSDAY.

NCZ095-104-180115-
/O.EXP.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
810 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...

CONDITIONS THAT PROMPTED A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT HAVE IMPROVED.
ROUGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A CONTINUED THREAT THROUGH
THE MORNING HOURS THURSDAY.

$$

NCZ103-181215-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
810 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS42 KMHX 171956
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
356 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY...NORTH OF CAPE
LOOKOUT.

NCZ103-180800-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
356 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY AND DANGEROUS
  SHORE BREAK THROUGH THE REST OF TODAY.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...THEN BECOMING A
  HIGH THREAT NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS AND MODERATE THREAT SOUTH OF
  CAPE HATTERAS TONIGHT.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 10 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-104-180000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
356 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK THROUGH THE REST
  OF TODAY.

* LOCATION...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH THREAT OF RIP
  CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT. MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS
  SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT. STRONG SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA
  BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 PM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 171522
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1122 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND STRONG SHORE BREAK TODAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

NCZ098-171630-
/O.CAN.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
ONSLOW-
1122 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS
CANCELLED THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENT ALONG THE BEACHES OF ONSLOW COUNTY HAVE
DIMINISHED BELOW CRITERIA...THEREFORE IT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

NCZ095-103-104-180000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
1122 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT. STRONG SHORE
  BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 171522
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1122 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND STRONG SHORE BREAK TODAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

NCZ098-171630-
/O.CAN.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
ONSLOW-
1122 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS
CANCELLED THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENT ALONG THE BEACHES OF ONSLOW COUNTY HAVE
DIMINISHED BELOW CRITERIA...THEREFORE IT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

NCZ095-103-104-180000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
1122 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT. STRONG SHORE
  BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS42 KMHX 170815
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
415 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK
TODAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

NCZ095-098-103-104-180000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
415 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 170815
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
415 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK
TODAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

NCZ095-098-103-104-180000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
415 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM TODAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS42 KMHX 170013
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
813 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD ARE APPROACHING THE EAST
COAST AND WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NCZ098-171215-
/O.EXA.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
ONSLOW-
813 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

* HAZARDS...MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE
  BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM WEDNESDAY.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-103-104-171215-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
813 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM WEDNESDAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS42 KMHX 170013
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
813 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD ARE APPROACHING THE EAST
COAST AND WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP
CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NCZ098-171215-
/O.EXA.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
ONSLOW-
813 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

* HAZARDS...MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE
  BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM WEDNESDAY.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-103-104-171215-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
813 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM WEDNESDAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







000
WHUS42 KMHX 162003
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD ARE APPROACHING THE EAST
COAST AND WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NCZ095-103-104-170815-
/O.NEW.KMHX.BH.S.0018.140917T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
403 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT. DANGEROUS
  SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM WEDNESDAY.


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.

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.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







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