Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
400 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

NCZ103-022215-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
400 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...LOW RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...LOW RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS 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: HIGH. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
         LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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...76.
AVALON PIER...76.
JENNETTES PIER...75.
OREGON INLET MARINA...78.
RODANTHE PIER...77.
AVON PIER...79.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 5:58 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:21 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:29 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:26 AM SUN

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.

$$


NCZ104-022215-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
400 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

.TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...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: HIGH. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
         LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 6:08 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:29 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:39 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:34 AM SUN

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.

$$


NCZ095-022215-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
400 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

.TODAY...
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: HIGH. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

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

WEATHER: A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
         LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. SOUTH 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...81.
ATLANTIC BEACH...82.
BOGUE INLET PIER...82.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 5:57 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:20 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:31 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:25 AM SUN

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.

$$


NCZ098-022215-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
400 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

.TODAY...
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: HIGH. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

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

WEATHER: A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
         LIKELY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 5:56 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:23 PM
LOW TIDE AT 6:27 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:28 AM SUN

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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