Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
441 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

NCZ103-282045-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
441 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.THURSDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...HIGH RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...HIGH RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...HIGH RISK.

A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

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

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

WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
         NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...4 TO 5 FEET DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...4 TO 5 FEET TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...4 TO 5 FEET TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...76.
AVALON PIER...75.
JENNETTES PIER...75.
OREGON INLET MARINA...77.
RODANTHE PIER...75.
AVON PIER...78.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:22 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:34 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 9:43 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 3:50 PM THU

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.

$$


NCZ104-282045-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
441 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.THURSDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...HIGH RISK.

A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

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

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...4 TO 5 FEET TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:30 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:44 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 9:51 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 4:00 PM THU

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.

$$


NCZ095-282045-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
441 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.THURSDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...HIGH RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...HIGH RISK.

A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

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

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...4 TO 5 FEET TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...3 TO 5 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...78.
ATLANTIC BEACH...82.
BOGUE INLET PIER...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:13 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:26 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 9:42 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 3:41 PM THU

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.

$$


NCZ098-282045-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
441 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.THURSDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...HIGH RISK.

A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

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

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...3 TO 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
HAMMOCKS BEACH...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:24 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:32 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 9:45 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 3:48 PM THU

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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