Ocracoke, NC (27960)

8:16 PM EDT on August 28, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 10 ft 35.23 °N, 75.62 °W | Updated 25 minutes ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 99% visible
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 8.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
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METAR KHSE 282351Z AUTO 04007G15KT 10SM BKN065 24/19 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP205 T02440189 10278 20244 53004 TSNO
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 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 282351Z AUTO 04007G15KT 10SM BKN065 24/19 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP205 T02440189 10278 20244 53004 TSNO

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Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 3:59 PM EDT on August 28, 2015

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

* hazards... high risk of rip currents.

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

* 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 Saturday 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.