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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 5:19 AM Oct. 31, 2020 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Ocracoke Inlet to Surf City.

* WHEN...Until midnight EDT Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 12:06 AM Oct. 31, 2020 – National Weather Service
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Ocracoke Island and Core Banks beaches.

* WHEN...Through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
from shore into deeper water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The most likely time for strong rip
currents to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide,
which will occur around 2 PM Saturday.

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.

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