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
956 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

NCZ103-180200-
Outer Banks Dare-
Including the beaches of Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills,
Nags Head, Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton,
and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
956 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...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.

LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected.
UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast 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...2 to 4 feet.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
Jennettes Pier...69.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at Cape Hatteras...
Low tide at 12:24 PM.
High tide at 6:35 PM.
Low tide at 12:45 AM Wed.
High tide at 6:59 AM Wed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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NCZ104-180200-
Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the beaches of Ocracoke
956 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Ocracoke...High Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected.
UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 25
         mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Ocracoke...2 to 4 feet.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at Ocracoke Inlet...
Low tide at 12:34 PM.
High tide at 6:43 PM.
Low tide at 12:55 AM Wed.
High tide at 7:07 AM Wed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-180200-
Carteret-
Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore,
Shackleford Banks, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores,
and Emerald Isle
956 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout...High Risk.
Cape Lookout to Bogue Inlet...Low Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected.
UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 20
         mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout...3 to 5 feet.
Cape Lookout to Bogue Inlet...1 to 2 feet.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
Atlantic Beach...73.
Bogue Inlet Pier...73.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at Atlantic Beach...
Low tide at 12:10 PM.
High tide at 6:25 PM.
Low tide at 12:36 AM Wed.
High tide at 6:51 AM Wed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. Always have a
flotation device with you in 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.

&&

$$

NCZ098-180200-
Onslow-
Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach
956 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
Bogue Inlet to Surf City...Low Risk.

LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected.
UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds around 15 mph.

SURF HEIGHT:
Bogue Inlet to Surf City...1 to 2 feet.

TIDE INFORMATION:
at North Topsail Beach...
Low tide at 12:22 PM.
High tide at 6:37 PM.
Low tide at 12:43 AM Wed.
High tide at 7:01 AM Wed.

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.

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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