Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 282028 SRFMHX 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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