Oak Island, NC (28465)

4:55 PM EDT on August 30, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Oak Island - Marsh Hen | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Hazard Statement

Elev 3 ft 33.91 °N, 78.14 °W | Updated 33 seconds ago

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Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2400 ft
Scattered Clouds 4300 ft
Heat Index 101 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 78%
Rainfall 0.02 in
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Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KSUT 302045Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM SCT024 SCT043 30/24 A2999 RMK AO2 T02980241
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2400 ft
Scattered Clouds 4300 ft
Heat Index 101 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 78%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:45 AM 7:40 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KSUT 302045Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM SCT024 SCT043 30/24 A2999 RMK AO2 T02980241

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:32 PM EDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... 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.



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