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High rip current risk in effect for New Hanover, Pender Counties

If you become caught in a rip current do not panic; remain calm and swim parallel to the shore. If you become caught in a rip current do not panic; remain calm and swim parallel to the shore.

The National Weather Service has issued a high rip current risk for New Hanover and Pender Counties through 10 p.m. Sunday night.

According to the National Weather Service, wind and wave conditions have combined to produce a high rip current risk for coastal New Hanover and Pender Counties. A moderate rip current risk is expected for coastal Brunswick County.

Please pay attention to flags and posted signs. Also, heed the advice of lifeguards and beach patrol.

If you become caught in a rip current do not panic; remain calm and swim parallel to the shore.

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