Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Beach Hazards Statement in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
New Hanover County North Carolina Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
6/24/2022 10:57:00 AM until 6/24/2022 8:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
Caution should be used when in or near the water. Check with lifeguards before entering the ocean for possible hazards you may be swept into.
Alert Summary
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Strong north to south longshore current. There is also a Moderate Risk of rip currents for New Hanover County beaches. * WHERE...Coastal Pender and Coastal New Hanover Counties. * WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip currents, piers, jetties, and other hazardous areas. It may sweep swimmers off their feet, making it difficult to return to shore.