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SURF ZONE FORECAST
National Weather Service GRAY ME
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.For the ocean beaches of Maine and New Hampshire...

NHZ014-232015-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the beaches of Portsmouth and Hampton
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Areas of fog.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 80s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds around 10 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........3 to 4 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...66 degrees.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 50s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the mid 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Hampton Beach...

High tide 10.1 feet at 12:45 AM
Low tide -1.0 feet at 7:20 AM
High tide 9.4 feet at 1:16 PM
Low tide -0.5 feet at 7:37 PM

$$

MEZ023-232015-
Coastal York-
Including the beaches of Old Orchard, Fortunes Rock, Wells, Ogunquit,
and York
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Areas of fog.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 70s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........4 to 6 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...65 degrees.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows around 60. West winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Old Orchard Beach...

High tide 10.7 feet at 12:31 AM
Low tide -1.0 feet at 6:42 AM
High tide 10.0 feet at 1:02 PM
Low tide -0.5 feet at 6:59 PM

AT Wells Beach...

High tide 10.8 feet at 12:38 AM
Low tide -1.1 feet at 6:47 AM
High tide 10.1 feet at 1:08 PM
Low tide -0.7 feet at 7:05 PM

$$

MEZ024-232015-
Coastal Cumberland-
Including the beaches of Scarborough, Higgins, and Crescent
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Areas of fog.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 70s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds around 10 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........4 to 6 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...64 degrees.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 50s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Higgins Beach...

High tide 10.7 feet at 12:31 AM
Low tide -1.0 feet at 6:42 AM
High tide 10.0 feet at 1:02 PM
Low tide -0.5 feet at 6:59 PM

$$

MEZ025-232015-
Sagadahoc-
Including the beaches of Reid State Park and Popham
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Areas of fog. A slight chance of
                    showers.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 70s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds around 10 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........5 to 7 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...64 degrees.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Popham Beach...

High tide 9.8 feet at 12:57 AM
Low tide -0.9 feet at 7:16 AM
High tide 9.1 feet at 1:28 PM
Low tide -0.5 feet at 7:33 PM

$$

MEZ026-232015-
Lincoln-
Including the beaches of Pemaquid
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Areas of fog. A chance of
                    showers.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 70s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........5 to 7 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...63 degrees.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Pemaquid Beach...

High tide 10.7 feet at 12:26 AM
Low tide -1.0 feet at 6:44 AM
High tide 10.0 feet at 12:57 PM
Low tide -0.5 feet at 7:01 PM

$$

MEZ027-232015-
Knox-
Including the beaches of Birch Point
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Areas of fog. A chance of
                    showers.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 70s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........5 to 6 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...59 degrees. According to the USCG, when the
                    water temperature is below 60 degrees, the
                    average submerged person could lose dexterity
                    within minutes and be unable to accomplish
                    simple tasks like buckling a life jacket or
                    operating a radio.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Birch Point Beach...

High tide 12.1 feet at 12:26 AM
Low tide -1.3 feet at 6:41 AM
High tide 11.2 feet at 12:58 PM
Low tide -0.6 feet at 6:58 PM

$$

MEZ028-232015-
Coastal Waldo-
Including the beaches of Moose Point State Park
303 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 70s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds around 10 mph.
SURF HEIGHT.........Around 2 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...59 degrees. According to the USCG, when the
                    water temperature is below 60 degrees, the
                    average submerged person could lose dexterity
                    within minutes and be unable to accomplish
                    simple tasks like buckling a life jacket or
                    operating a radio.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A moderate risk of rip currents
                    implies that individuals planning to enter the
                    surf should check with local beach patrols
                    first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life
                    guard, and never alone or at night. Always have
                    a flotation device with you in the water.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the mid 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT Moose Point State Park...

High tide 12.4 feet at 12:16 AM
Low tide -1.2 feet at 6:33 AM
High tide 11.6 feet at 12:46 PM
Low tide -0.5 feet at 6:52 PM

$$



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