Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
431 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

NCZ103-312215-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
431 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
         THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
         HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...1 TO 3 FEET.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 3 FEET.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...2 TO 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...63.
JENNETTES PIER...68.
OREGON INLET MARINA...81.
RODANTHE PIER...80.
AVON PIER...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:41 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:42 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:11 PM
LOW TIDE AT 2:35 AM SAT

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.

$$


NCZ104-312215-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
431 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...MODERATE 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.

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
         THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
         HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5
         MPH...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...2 TO 4 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:49 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:52 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:19 PM
LOW TIDE AT 2:45 AM SAT

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.

$$


NCZ095-312215-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
431 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
         THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
         HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5
         MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...2 TO 4 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...2 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...81.
ATLANTIC BEACH...81.
BOGUE INLET PIER...84.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:27 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:42 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:00 PM
LOW TIDE AT 2:22 AM SAT

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.

$$


NCZ098-312215-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
431 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
         THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
         HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
         WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...1 TO 3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:43 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:40 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:13 PM
LOW TIDE AT 2:33 AM SAT

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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