Weather Alerts for COASTAL PENDER CO

Issued by the National Weather Service

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
COASTAL PENDER CO

Areas Affected:
Coastal New Hanover - Coastal Pender
Effective: Sat, 6/6 3:12pm Updated: Sat, 6/6 4:57pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/6 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...Strong south to north longshore current. Also,
Portuguese Man o` War are expected in the waters and on the
shore. A moderate risk of rip currents is also in effect.
* WHERE...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry and Coastal
Georgetown Counties. In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and
Coastal New Hanover Counties.
* WHEN...Through this evening.
* IMPACTS...Longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers
into piers, jetties, and other hazardous structures. Longshore
currents often make it difficult to return to shore. Rip
currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into
deeper water.

Information:
Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.