Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
257 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

NCZ103-202215-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
257 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...LOW RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...LOW RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS 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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
         OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
         NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...78.
AVALON PIER...77.
JENNETTES PIER...76.
OREGON INLET MARINA...80.
RODANTHE PIER...77.
AVON PIER...79.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:14 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:15 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:54 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:22 PM

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.

$$


NCZ104-202215-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
257 AM EDT WED AUG 20 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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
         OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
         NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...1 TO 3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:22 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:25 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:02 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:32 PM

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.

$$


NCZ095-202215-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
257 AM EDT WED AUG 20 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: LOW. ISOLATED 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 AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
         AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...81.
ATLANTIC BEACH...82.
BOGUE INLET PIER...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 3:58 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:02 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:45 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:03 PM

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.

$$


NCZ098-202215-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
257 AM EDT WED AUG 20 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: LOW. ISOLATED 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 AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
         5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:16 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:13 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:56 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:20 PM

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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