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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 7:36 PM EDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect from 6 am EDT Saturday through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a beach
hazards statement, which is in effect from 6 am EDT Saturday through
Saturday evening.

South to southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts will develop
on Saturday. These winds combined with south southwest wind waves
will produce a strong south to north longshore current at east-facing
beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used when
in or near the water.



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