Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Surf Zone Forecast for Eastern North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
317 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

NCZ103-242100-
Outer Banks Dare-
Including the beaches of Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills,
Nags Head, Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton,
and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
317 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Duck to Rodanthe...Moderate Risk.
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...Moderate Risk.
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...High Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: Moderate. Occasional 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. Southwest winds 15
         to 20 mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Duck to Rodanthe...2 TO 3 feet.
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...2 TO 3 feet.
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...2 TO 3 feet.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
Duck Pier...62.
Jennettes Pier...62.
Oregon Inlet Marina...77.
Rodanthe Pier...78.
Avon Pier...80.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at Cape Hatteras...
High tide at 8:00 AM.
Low tide at 1:57 PM.
High tide at 8:33 PM.
Low tide at 3:03 AM Sun.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 rip
current should enter the water.

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ104-242100-
Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the beaches of Ocracoke
317 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Ocracoke...High Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: Moderate. Occasional 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 mid 80s.
         Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Ocracoke...2 TO 4 feet.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at Ocracoke Inlet...
High tide at 8:08 AM.
Low tide at 2:07 PM.
High tide at 8:41 PM.
Low tide at 3:13 AM Sun.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-242100-
Carteret-
Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore,
Shackleford Banks, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores,
and Emerald Isle
317 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout...High Risk.
Cape Lookout to Bogue Inlet...High Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: Moderate. Occasional 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. Southwest winds
         around 20 mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout...2 TO 4 feet.
Cape Lookout to Bogue Inlet...2 TO 4 feet.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
Beaufort...77.
Atlantic Beach...80.
Bogue Inlet Pier...77.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at Atlantic Beach...
High tide at 7:50 AM.
Low tide at 1:54 PM.
High tide at 8:20 PM.
Low tide at 2:51 AM Sun.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ098-242100-
Onslow-
Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach
317 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Bogue Inlet to Surf City...High Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: Moderate. Occasional 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. Southwest winds
         around 20 mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Bogue Inlet to Surf City...2 TO 3 feet.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at North Topsail Beach...
High tide at 8:02 AM.
Low tide at 1:55 PM.
High tide at 8:35 PM.
Low tide at 3:01 AM Sun.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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