Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
949 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

NCZ103-220000-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
949 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

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

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

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

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 80.
         NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.

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

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 12:16 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:33 PM
LOW TIDE AT 12:46 AM MON
HIGH TIDE AT 6:50 AM MON

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.

$$


NCZ104-220000-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
949 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...HIGH 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.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

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

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 12:26 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:41 PM
LOW TIDE AT 12:56 AM MON
HIGH TIDE AT 6:58 AM MON

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.

$$


NCZ095-220000-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
949 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...HIGH RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE 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: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

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

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...3 TO 5 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...2 TO 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...74.
ATLANTIC BEACH...77.
BOGUE INLET PIER...75.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 11:59 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:18 PM
LOW TIDE AT 12:33 AM MON
HIGH TIDE AT 6:39 AM MON

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.

$$


NCZ098-220000-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
949 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 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: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

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

WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
         MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
HAMMOCKS BEACH...73.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 12:14 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:35 PM
LOW TIDE AT 12:44 AM MON
HIGH TIDE AT 6:52 AM MON

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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