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Carolina Beach keeping lifeguards throughout weekend, may extend season

The Town of Carolina Beach is going to keep their seasonal lifeguards at least throughout this upcoming weekend and may extend the season in the future.
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National Weather Service employee drowns off Outer Banks coast

A federal scientist who oversaw weather prediction centers tracking ocean, hurricane and even space conditions has died in rough seas on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Topsail Beach Police urging caution after 62-year-old drowns

The Topsail Beach Police Chief is urging swimmers to be careful after a man drowned on Wednesday afternoon. 
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Dangerous Dorian stirring up high rip currents for Labor Day weekend

As Dorian draws closer to the Florida coast, high rip currents and dangerous surf are forecast at all coastal North Carolina beaches and coastal waters starting Sunday through Thursday.
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Dorian could create dangerous water conditions along the coast

Across the Cape Fear, we're tracking Dorian and looking at how it may affect us. Friday, Brunswick County community is watching and waiting to see what Dorian will do as it continues to barrel in the Atlantic. 
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Coast Guard offers expert advice if you’re caught in a rip current

According to the National Weather Service, in 2019 there have been seven rip current-related deaths in North Carolina and 28 nationwide.

When it comes to rip currents, should you swim parallel to shore, or float...

Proffitt said if there's no lifeguard on duty, he recommends avoiding the water.
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ABC’s Gio Benitez gets in the ocean to experience strength of rip currents

ABC News' Gio Benitez takes to the waters to show you potentially life-saving tips.

Rip currents keep lifeguards busy on Memorial Day

High temperatures packed beaches this Memorial Day, and rip currents kept lifeguards busy.

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