Coastal Horry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 7:42 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

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

Gusty southerly winds tomorrow will produce a strong longshore
current for the east-facing beaches of Pender, New Hanover, Horry,
and Georgetown County.

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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