Nags Head, NC (27959)

6:37 PM EDT on August 27, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 3 ft 35.60 °N, 75.47 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

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77.0 °F
Feels Like 79 °F
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21.0
Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 23.0 mph

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Waxing Gibbous, 95% visible
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4300 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Heat Index 79 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.55 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 8.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHSE 272151Z AUTO 08009KT 10SM -RA SCT028 BKN043 OVC100 22/21 A3003 RMK AO2 RAE20B42 SLP168 P0001 T02220211 TSNO
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4300 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Heat Index 79 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.55 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 8.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHSE 272151Z AUTO 08009KT 10SM -RA SCT028 BKN043 OVC100 22/21 A3003 RMK AO2 RAE20B42 SLP168 P0001 T02220211 TSNO

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Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 3:58 PM EDT on August 27, 2015

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Friday evening...

* hazards... high risk of rip currents.

* Location... along the beaches from Cape Hatteras north.

* Timing and tides... the most likely time for strong rip currents
is a few hours either side of low tide... which occurs around
noon Friday.

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.