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
805 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

NCZ103-281015-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF DUCK, KITTY HAWK, KILL DEVIL HILLS,
NAGS HEAD, RODANTHE, AVON, BUXTON,
AND CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
805 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...LOW RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...MODERATE RISK.

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 IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
         NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
         AFTERNOON.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...63.
JENNETTES PIER...65.
OREGON INLET MARINA...69.
RODANTHE PIER...69.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...
HIGH TIDE AT 9:41 PM.
LOW TIDE AT 4:13 AM SUN.
HIGH TIDE AT 10:07 AM SUN.
LOW TIDE AT 4:03 PM SUN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW, RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME,
ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS, JETTIES AND SAND BARS. ALWAYS HAVE A
FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN 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 RIP
CURRENT SHOULD ENTER 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.

&&

$$

NCZ104-281015-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OCRACOKE
805 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.
UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
         AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...AROUND 2 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...
HIGH TIDE AT 9:49 PM.
LOW TIDE AT 4:23 AM SUN.
HIGH TIDE AT 10:15 AM SUN.
LOW TIDE AT 4:13 PM 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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-281015-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE,
SHACKLEFORD BANKS, ATLANTIC BEACH, PINE KNOLL SHORES,
AND EMERALD ISLE
805 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...MODERATE RISK.

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 IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
         SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...71.
BOGUE INLET PIER...73.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...
HIGH TIDE AT 9:32 PM.
LOW TIDE AT 3:59 AM SUN.
HIGH TIDE AT 10:04 AM SUN.
LOW TIDE AT 3:55 PM 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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ098-281015-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HAMMOCKS BEACH AND NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
805 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK.

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 IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
         SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...
HIGH TIDE AT 9:43 PM.
LOW TIDE AT 4:11 AM SUN.
HIGH TIDE AT 10:09 AM SUN.
LOW TIDE AT 4:01 PM 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.

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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