802  
WHUS42 KCHS 231849  
CFWCHS  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
249 PM EDT FRI OCT 23 2020  
 
GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-240000-  
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-201024T0000Z/  
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-  
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-  
249 PM EDT FRI OCT 23 2020  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.  
 
* WHERE...SOUTH CAROLINA BEACHES, AND GEORGIA BEACHES.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY  
FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND  
FLOAT. DON'T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A  
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE  
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.  
 

 
 

 
 
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