868  
WHUS42 KILM 200706  
CFWILM  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
306 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
NCZ110-201515-  
/O.CON.KILM.BH.S.0034.181020T1000Z-181021T0000Z/  
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-  
306 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A BEACH  
HAZARDS STATEMENT, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS AROUND 10 TO 15 KNOTS, GUSTING TO 20 KNOTS,  
WILL CREATE A STRONG WEST TO EAST LONGSHORE CURRENT AT SOUTH FACING  
BEACHES IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY TODAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP CURRENTS,  
PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. OFTEN, IF THE LONGSHORE  
CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH, IT WILL SWEEP SWIMMERS OFF THEIR FEET,  
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN  
IN OR NEAR THE WATER.  
 

 
 
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