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Occurred : 3/29/2011 20:00 (Entered as : 03/29/11 20:00)
Reported: 3/30/2011 12:27:09 PM 12:27
Posted: 4/3/2011
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Shape: Light
Duration:5 Minutes
Yellow lights in changing formations off coast of Myrtle Beach

Incident at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

This incident happened around 8:00 P.M. on the beach located at 5200 North Ocean Blvd. and was witnessed by my wife and I, my daughter and her husband and their two children. We were walking on the beach to the north and it was dark. Looking out over the ocean to the east I noticed a bright yellow colored light moving parallel to the beach toward the north. The light slowed to a stop and went out. I had shouted for the others to look at the light and they also were able to see it going out. The next we saw was a single yellow light appear and it was stationary. A second light appeared south of it and then another and another. A total of four lights were in a row and all stationary. Then a fifth light came on further south of it. The lights then went out in sequence and reappeared in sequence twice more. My daughter said it appeared to her to be rotating. This all took approximately 30 seconds. The lights then disappeared. We stood watching that area of the sky fo! r another minute or more when we then saw another yellow light appear further north and travel toward the south. Two more lights then came on toward the south and one of them moved north until it appeared to joining with the other light coming south. The lights went out again. We stood there for another several minutes and saw two more yellow lights appear in the same area and then go out. Each time the lights did not appear to flicker or loose altitude due to falling or drifting. It was also pretty windy that evening.

My son-in-law was able to capture the second set of lights on his camera video. We watched for quite awhile after this however we did not see the lights again. Upon doing a search in my computer I learned that there had been other numerous sightings of these lights by others in the Myrtle Beach area. One of these posts is where I found your website address.

My wife and I and our daughter and son-in-law are all professionals and none of us has ever witnessed anything like this before. These lights were definitely not flares, stars or lightning in the distance as some have suggested of the other posts.