9/22/2022 8:00:00 PM until 9/23/2022 8:00:00 PM EXPIRED
Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.
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.
HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 2 to
7 feet in the surf zone. For the High Rip Current Risk,
dangerous rip currents expected. For the Beach Hazards
Statement, Strong north to south longshore current expected.
* WHERE...In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New
Hanover Counties. In South Carolina, Coastal Horry and Coastal
* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 8 PM EDT Friday. For
the High Rip Current Risk, from 6 AM EDT Friday through Friday
evening. For the Beach Hazards Statement, from 6 AM EDT Friday
through Friday evening.
* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best
swimmers away from shore into deeper water. 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.