Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
804 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

NCZ103-190015-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
804 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

.THURSDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...HIGH RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...HIGH RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS 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
         UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...3 TO 5 FEET DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY MID-MORNING.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...3 TO 5 FEET DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY MID-MORNING.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 TO 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...76.
JENNETTES PIER...76.
OREGON INLET MARINA...76.
RODANTHE PIER...75.
AVON PIER...77.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 9:54 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 3:48 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 9:49 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 4:22 PM THU

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.

$$


NCZ104-190015-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
804 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.THURSDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...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 SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
         SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
         NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 10:04 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 3:56 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 9:59 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 4:30 PM THU

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.

$$


NCZ095-190015-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
804 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY
TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS JETTIES AND SAND BARS.

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 IN THE MORNING...THEN A
         SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
         NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...79.
ATLANTIC BEACH...79.
BOGUE INLET PIER...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 9:44 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 3:25 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 9:37 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 4:04 PM THU

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.

$$


NCZ098-190015-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
804 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.THURSDAY...
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: 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 AROUND 80.
         NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 9:52 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 3:50 AM THU
LOW TIDE AT 9:47 AM THU
HIGH TIDE AT 4:24 PM THU

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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