Ocracoke, NC (27960)

6:59 PM EDT on September 26, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Sunset Dr | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 16 ft 35.11 °N, 75.97 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

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Feels Like 80 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from South

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Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 67%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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Waning Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KHSE 262251Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM CLR 26/17 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02560167 TSNO
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 67%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:55 AM 6:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KHSE 262251Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM CLR 26/17 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02560167 TSNO

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:10 PM EDT Sep. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a beach hazards statement... which is in effect through Tuesday
evening.

* Hazards... high threat of rip currents.

* Location... beaches north of Cape Lookout.

* Timing and tides... the strongest rip currents usually occur
within a few hours either side of low tide... which occurs around
1130 am Tuesday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. When out of the current, swim back to shore. If tired,
float or tread water until out of the rip current. If unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.