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Hurricane Larry stirs up swell for Wrightsville Beach surfers

Hurricane Larry isn't forecasted to make landfall in the United States, but coastal North Carolina is still feeling its impacts and surfers are taking advantage.

Hurricane Larry brings threat of dangerous rip currents

The National Weather Service is warning that swells from Hurricane Larry will create dangerous rip current conditions.

At least 30 rescued this weekend from rip currents at NC county’s beaches

s rip currents hit the North Carolina coast with Hurricane Larry stirring up the Atlantic at least 30 people were rescued so far over the Labor Day weekend, officials say.

Scannable rip current risk signs installed in Oak Island

Oak Island Water Rescue teamed up with the Southport Rotary to install scannable rip current risk signs on Tuesday morning.

Local beaches see increased rip current activity due to Tropical Storm Henri

Local ocean rescue crews are advising beachgoers to remain cautious near the water this weekend, as swells From Tropical Storm Henri are increasing the rip current risk.

Oak Island Water Rescue working on rip current warning project

Oak Island Water Rescue plan to put rip current warnings at every beach access.

Busy weekend for some Brunswick Co. water rescue teams, unusually calm for others

Busy beaches are a typical sight for summertime in the Cape Fear Region and the holiday weekend is no exception.

Tropical system departs, but dangerous rip currents still possible, National Weather Service says

Even though the tropical weather system Claudette has moved away from the coast, swimmers still need to be aware of possibly dangerous ocean conditions, according to authorities.

Water rescues spike as thousands flock to Wrightsville Beach for holiday

Monday marked the end of a long holiday weekend, and many spent the day at area beaches despite the surf being more dangerous than usual.

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