Statement as of 11:43 AM EDT on August 23, 2017
Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2017
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
* hazards... high threat of rip currents.
* Location... Rodanthe to Cape Lookout.
* 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 330 PM this afternoon.
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.