350  
WHUS42 KMHX 270729  
CFWMHX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
329 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2022  
 
NCZ205-272100-  
/O.EXA.KMHX.BH.S.0035.220727T1200Z-220728T0000Z/  
HATTERAS ISLAND-  
329 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2022  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...  
 
* WHAT...STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE.  
 
* WHERE...BEACHES SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS  
SWIMMING CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP  
CURRENTS, PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. IN MANY  
CASES, THE LONGSHORE CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT SWIMMERS  
FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM MAKING IT  
DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ196-204-272100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0035.220727T1200Z-220728T0000Z/  
EAST CARTERET-OCRACOKE ISLAND-  
329 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2022  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS  
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE.  
 
* WHERE...OCRACOKE ISLAND AND CORE BANKS BEACHES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS  
SWIMMING CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP  
CURRENTS, PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. IN MANY  
CASES, THE LONGSHORE CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT SWIMMERS  
FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM MAKING IT  
DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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