Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 312038 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 438 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 NCZ103-012045- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS... NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON... CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 438 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS... .SATURDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: DUCK TO RODANTHE...MODERATE RISK. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...HIGH 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: 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 UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...2 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 4 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...63. JENNETTES PIER...62. OREGON INLET MARINA...83. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... HIGH TIDE AT 8:11 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:35 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:32 AM SAT LOW TIDE AT 2:34 PM SAT 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. $$ NCZ104-012045- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE 438 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... .SATURDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...HIGH RISK. A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...3 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... HIGH TIDE AT 8:19 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:45 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:40 AM SAT LOW TIDE AT 2:44 PM SAT ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$ NCZ095-012045- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE... SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE 438 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT... .SATURDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...HIGH RISK. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE 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: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 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...82. ATLANTIC BEACH...81. BOGUE INLET PIER...84. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... HIGH TIDE AT 8:00 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:22 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:20 AM SAT LOW TIDE AT 2:32 PM SAT 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. $$ NCZ098-012045- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 438 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 .SATURDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 3 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... HIGH TIDE AT 8:13 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:33 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:34 AM SAT LOW TIDE AT 2:32 PM SAT ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$

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