Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ103-302215-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
303 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...MODERATE RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...LOW RISK.

A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.

EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY
TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS JETTIES AND SAND BARS.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. HIGHS IN
         THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...2 TO 4 FEET.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 4 FEET.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...1 TO 2 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...68.
JENNETTES PIER...68.
OREGON INLET MARINA...67.
RODANTHE PIER...68.
AVON PIER...71.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 6:22 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:54 PM
LOW TIDE AT 7:26 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:28 AM FRI

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


NCZ104-302215-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
303 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...LOW RISK.

EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY
TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS JETTIES AND SAND BARS.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. HIGHS IN
         THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...1 TO 2 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 6:32 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:02 PM
LOW TIDE AT 7:36 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:36 AM FRI

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


NCZ095-302215-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
303 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...LOW RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...LOW RISK.

EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY
TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS JETTIES AND SAND BARS.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. HIGHS IN
         THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...1 TO 3 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...1 TO 2 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...69.
BOGUE INLET PIER...70.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 6:28 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:48 PM
LOW TIDE AT 7:23 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:12 AM FRI

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


NCZ098-302215-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
303 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...LOW RISK.

EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY
TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS JETTIES AND SAND BARS.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
         HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...1 TO 2 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 6:20 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:56 PM
LOW TIDE AT 7:24 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:30 AM FRI

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$








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