If you’re planning on visiting Myrtle Beach in SC anytime soon you may want to be aware that the National Weather Serviced has recently issued a “Beach Hazard Statement” advising beachgoers to stay out of the water. The statement was put out by the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C. and states that “the lifeguards at Myrtle Beach are reporting numerous jellyfish near shore and are advising beachgoers to stay out of the water.” It will be in effect until 8 p.m.
Excerpt From CBS North Carolina:
A lieutenant with The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources was stung by a jellyfish in Myrtle Beach this morning, according to their Facebook page. The post also says “the extreme heat has brought the jellies up from Florida and they’re prowling the waters on the coast.”