Carteret Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:47 AM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* hazards... high risk of rip currents.

* Locations... area beaches from north Topsail to Duck.

* Timing and tides... the most likely time for strong rip
currents to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide,
which will occur around 2:30 PM this afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.