Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1043 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

NCZ103-230000-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
1043 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING NORTH
OF RODANTHE...

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

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: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
         IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...74.
AVALON PIER...74.
JENNETTES PIER...75.
OREGON INLET MARINA...76.
RODANTHE PIER...77.
AVON PIER...78.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:19 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:47 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:31 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 11:28 AM WED

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.

$$


NCZ104-230000-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
1043 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
         IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 10:47 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:27 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:57 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:39 AM WED

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.

$$


NCZ095-230000-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
1043 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF 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: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
         IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...2 TO 4 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...1 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...80.
ATLANTIC BEACH...83.
BOGUE INLET PIER...83.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:11 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:30 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:22 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 11:13 AM WED

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.

$$


NCZ098-230000-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
1043 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF 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: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
         IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:21 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:45 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:33 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 11:26 AM WED

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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