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Rip Currents

Rip Current Pictures

A rip at Oak Island (Sept. 3, 2002)
Photo by Wilmington Star-News / Jeffrey S. Otto

September 3, 2002 - Two people walk in front of a rip current at Oak Island. Swells from Tropical Storm Eduord helped generate numerous rip currents in early September.

A rip at Carolina Beach, NC (Sept 11, 2001)
A rip at Carolina Beach, NC. (Sept 11, 2001)

A rip along Masonboro Island (Sept. 1999)
A rip along Masonboro Island. (Sept 1999)

We are currently looking for pictures of rip currents. Please submit your pictures to the NWS Office in Wilmington, NC. We will post your pics on this page.


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