Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
409 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NCZ103-242015-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
409 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.WEDNESDAY...
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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 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 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...73.
AVALON PIER...74.
JENNETTES PIER...72.
OREGON INLET MARINA...73.
RODANTHE PIER...73.
AVON PIER...75.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:44 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:51 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 8:01 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 2:12 PM 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.

$$


NCZ104-242015-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
409 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.WEDNESDAY...
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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE
         MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
         THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...3 TO 4 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:52 PM
LOW TIDE AT 2:01 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 8:09 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 2:22 PM 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.

$$


NCZ095-242015-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
409 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR
BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

.WEDNESDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...HIGH RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...LOW 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.

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: LOW...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: RAIN IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
         RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
         NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH...BECOMING EAST AROUND 10
         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...76.
ATLANTIC BEACH...77.
BOGUE INLET PIER...77.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:27 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:45 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 7:50 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 2:03 PM 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.

$$


NCZ098-242015-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
409 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.WEDNESDAY...
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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

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

WEATHER: RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
         MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
         NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5
         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:46 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:49 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 8:03 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 2:10 PM 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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