Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
414 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

NCZ103-202015-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
414 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

.SATURDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...HIGH RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...HIGH 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: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
         OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
         EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...74.
AVALON PIER...74.
JENNETTES PIER...73.
OREGON INLET MARINA...73.
RODANTHE PIER...73.
AVON PIER...75.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:11 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:32 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:30 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 11:33 AM SAT

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.

$$


NCZ104-202015-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
414 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
         MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20
         MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...3 TO 5 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:19 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:42 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:38 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 11:43 AM SAT

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.

$$


NCZ095-202015-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
414 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.SATURDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE 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: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
         MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15
         MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...3 TO 5 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...2 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...77.
ATLANTIC BEACH...79.
BOGUE INLET PIER...81.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:59 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:13 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:21 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 11:13 AM SAT

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.

$$


NCZ098-202015-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
414 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

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

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
         MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
         MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
HAMMOCKS BEACH...81.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:13 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:30 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:32 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 11:31 AM SAT

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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