Weather Alerts for Northern Horry Co

Issued by the National Weather Service

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
NORTHERN HORRY CO

Areas Affected:
Coastal Georgetown - Coastal Horry
Effective: Sat, 10/19 6:00am Updated: Sat, 10/19 6:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 10/19 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
* LOCATIONS...Coastal Horry and Coastal Georgetown.
* TIMING...Through this evening.
* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
to anyone who enters the surf.

Information:
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.
If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

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

Areas Affected:
Coastal Georgetown - Coastal Horry
Effective: Sat, 10/19 6:00am Updated: Sat, 10/19 6:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 10/19 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
* LOCATIONS...Coastal Horry and Coastal Georgetown.
* TIMING...Through this evening.
* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
to anyone who enters the surf.

Information:
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.
If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.