NWS Alerts Details

Weather Alerts for INLAND GEORGETOWN CO SC

Issued by the National Weather Service

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
INLAND GEORGETOWN CO SC

Areas Affected:
Coastal Georgetown - Coastal Horry
Effective: Sat, 6/23 6:00am Updated: Fri, 6/22 10:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/23 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect from 6 AM EDT Saturday through
Saturday evening.
South to southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts will develop
on Saturday. These winds combined with south southwest wind waves
will produce a strong south to north longshore current at east-facing
beaches.

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.