Myrtle Beach, SC

1:51 PM EDT on September 21, 2019 (GMT -0400)
The Dunes | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Hazard Statement Active Notice: Coastal Hazard Statement

Elev -10 ft 33.76 °N, 78.79 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
84 °F
Feels Like 84 °F
N
4
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 4.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.30 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 42%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:02 AM 7:13 PM
Waning Gibbous, 54% visible
METAR KCRE 211653Z 16007KT 10SM CLR 27/14 A3029 RMK AO1 SLP258 T02670144
Pressure 30.30 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 42%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:02 AM 7:13 PM
Waning Gibbous, 54% visible
METAR KCRE 211653Z 16007KT 10SM CLR 27/14 A3029 RMK AO1 SLP258 T02670144

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 5:22 AM EDT Sep. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

* locations... in South Carolina, coastal Horry and coastal
Georgetown. In North Carolina, coastal Pender and coastal New
Hanover.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Surf zone impacts... very strong rip currents will be dangerous
to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely in the surf zone.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The
Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

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.



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