Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
446 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

NCZ103-232215-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
446 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...66.
AVALON PIER...66.
JENNETTES PIER...64.
OREGON INLET MARINA...68.
RODANTHE PIER...65.
AVON PIER...68.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 6:18 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:19 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:08 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:33 AM SUN

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.

$$


NCZ104-232215-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
446 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
         MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 6:28 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:27 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:18 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:41 AM SUN

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.

$$


NCZ095-232215-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
446 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10
         MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...73.
ATLANTIC BEACH...74.
BOGUE INLET PIER...74.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 6:11 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:11 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:05 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:20 AM SUN

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.

$$


NCZ098-232215-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
446 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
HAMMOCKS BEACH...71.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 6:16 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:21 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:06 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:35 AM SUN

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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