Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
428 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

NCZ103-300000-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
428 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

.FRIDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...MODERATE RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10
         TO 15 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...2 TO 4 FEET.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 4 FEET.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...2 TO 4 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...76.
JENNETTES PIER...76.
OREGON INLET MARINA...77.
RODANTHE PIER...76.
AVON PIER...79.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:56 PM
LOW TIDE AT 4:06 AM FRI
HIGH TIDE AT 10:20 AM FRI
LOW TIDE AT 4:30 PM FRI

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.

$$


NCZ104-300000-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
428 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

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

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15
         MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...2 TO 4 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 10:04 PM
LOW TIDE AT 4:16 AM FRI
HIGH TIDE AT 10:28 AM FRI
LOW TIDE AT 4:40 PM FRI

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.

$$


NCZ095-300000-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
428 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

.FRIDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...LOW RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...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: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5
         MPH...BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...2 TO 3 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...1 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...78.
BOGUE INLET PIER...79.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:53 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:59 AM FRI
HIGH TIDE AT 10:23 AM FRI
LOW TIDE AT 4:20 PM FRI

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.

$$


NCZ098-300000-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
428 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

.FRIDAY...
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: 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 80S.
         NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
         AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...1 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
HAMMOCKS BEACH...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 9:58 PM
LOW TIDE AT 4:04 AM FRI
HIGH TIDE AT 10:22 AM FRI
LOW TIDE AT 4:28 PM FRI

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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