Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 061429 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1029 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 NCZ103-062215- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS... NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON... CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 1029 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: DUCK TO RODANTHE...HIGH RISK. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...HIGH RISK. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS 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: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...3 TO 5 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...3 TO 5 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...2 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...59. JENNETTES PIER...60. OREGON INLET MARINA...59. RODANTHE PIER...62. AVON PIER...63. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... LOW TIDE AT 1:31 PM HIGH TIDE AT 7:59 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:25 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:21 AM 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. $$ NCZ104-062215- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE 1029 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...2 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... LOW TIDE AT 1:41 PM HIGH TIDE AT 8:07 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:35 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:29 AM SAT ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$ NCZ095-062215- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE... SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE 1029 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...LOW 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. 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: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...1 TO 2 FEET. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...1 TO 2 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: BEAUFORT...65. ATLANTIC BEACH...65. BOGUE INLET PIER...67. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 1:26 PM HIGH TIDE AT 7:46 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:16 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:12 AM 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. $$ NCZ098-062215- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 1029 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...LOW RISK. EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS...JETTIES AND SAND BARS. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...1 TO 2 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 1:29 PM HIGH TIDE AT 8:01 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:23 AM SAT HIGH TIDE AT 8:23 AM SAT ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$

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