Statement as of 3:01 AM EDT on October 18, 2017
Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 18, 2017
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
* hazards... high threat of rip currents.
* Locations... north of Cape Lookout.
* Timing and tides... dangerous rip currents are most prevalent a
few hours either side of low tide, which will occur around 130
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.