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As Ophelia lies in a lurch just off the coast of North and South Carolina, governors in both states are urging residents and visitors to be prepared.

The wave action along the South Carolina coastline near the North Carolina border was a little heavier than normal and the winds were a bit brisk.

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford called for a voluntary evacuation of some coastal communities

The governors are asking residents to prepare for mandatory evacuations.