Ocracoke, NC (27960)

7:02 AM EDT on August 29, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 10 ft 35.23 °N, 75.62 °W | Updated 11 minutes ago

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Pressure 30.15 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 3700 ft
Scattered Clouds 4600 ft
Overcast 5500 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 8.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHSE 291051Z AUTO 07009KT 10SM FEW037 SCT046 OVC055 23/22 A3015 RMK AO2 RAB18E37 SLP208 P0001 T02330222 TSNO
Pressure 30.15 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 3700 ft
Scattered Clouds 4600 ft
Overcast 5500 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 8.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KHSE 291051Z AUTO 07009KT 10SM FEW037 SCT046 OVC055 23/22 A3015 RMK AO2 RAB18E37 SLP208 P0001 T02330222 TSNO

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Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 4:29 AM EDT on August 29, 2015

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
evening...

* hazards... high risk of rip currents.

* Location... along the beaches north of Cape Lookout.

* Timing and tides... the most likely time for strong rip currents
is a few hours either side of low tide... which occurs around 1
PM this afternoon.

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.