Statement as of 10:20 AM EDT on May 23, 2017
Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 23, 2017
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
* hazards... high risk of rip currents.
* Location... Rodanthe to Ocracoke Inlet.
* 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 noon today.
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.