Weather Alerts for Coastal Horry Co

Issued by the National Weather Service

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
COASTAL HORRY CO

Areas Affected:
Coastal Georgetown - Coastal Horry
Effective: Sat, 6/24 4:38am Updated: Sat, 6/24 2:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/24 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...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.
SOUTH SURFACE WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY COMBINED WITH SOUTHEASTERLY
WAVES, WILL PRODUCE A STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT TODAY. THESE STRONG
CURRENTS WILL AFFECT THE EAST FACING BEACHES OF PENDER...NEW HANOVER...
HORRY AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS, LONGSHORE CURRENTS, AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-
THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN
IN OR NEAR THE WATER.