Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1100 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ103-280000-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
1100 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...LOW RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...LOW 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.

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 CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5
         TO 10 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...63.
JENNETTES PIER...85.
OREGON INLET MARINA...85.
RODANTHE PIER...80.
AVON PIER...83.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:21 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:41 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:33 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 8:45 AM 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.

$$


NCZ104-280000-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
1100 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.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: LOW. ISOLATED 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 THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
         SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...2 TO 3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:29 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:51 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:41 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 8:55 AM 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.

$$


NCZ095-280000-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
1100 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
         AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...82.
ATLANTIC BEACH...84.
BOGUE INLET PIER...81.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:01 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:44 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:20 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 8:48 AM 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.

$$


NCZ098-280000-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
1100 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
         AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
         10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:23 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:39 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:35 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 8:43 AM 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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