Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1115 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

NCZ103-312200-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
1115 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
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: CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS
         AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
         WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...2 TO 3 FEET.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 3 FEET.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...2 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...79.
OREGON INLET MARINA...80.
RODANTHE PIER...78.
AVON PIER...80.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 3:14 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:27 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:40 AM TUE
HIGH TIDE AT 9:55 AM TUE

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.

$$


NCZ104-312200-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
1115 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
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: SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
         ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST
         WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...2 TO 3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 3:24 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:35 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:50 AM TUE
HIGH TIDE AT 10:03 AM TUE

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.

$$


NCZ095-312200-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
1115 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE 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: SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...79.
ATLANTIC BEACH...81.
BOGUE INLET PIER...83.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 3:08 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:21 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:29 AM TUE
HIGH TIDE AT 9:49 AM TUE

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.

$$


NCZ098-312200-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
1115 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...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: SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 3:12 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:29 PM
LOW TIDE AT 3:38 AM TUE
HIGH TIDE AT 9:57 AM TUE

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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