Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 251609 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1209 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016 NCZ103-260000- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS... NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON... CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 1209 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 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...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: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...3 TO 5 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...3 TO 5 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 TO 5 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...77. AVALON PIER...75. JENNETTES PIER...78. OREGON INLET MARINA...79. RODANTHE PIER...78. AVON PIER...75. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... HIGH TIDE AT 4:02 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:29 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:29 AM MON LOW TIDE AT 10:33 AM MON 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. $$ NCZ104-260000- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE 1209 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...HIGH RISK. A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...3 TO 5 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... HIGH TIDE AT 4:10 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:39 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:37 AM MON LOW TIDE AT 10:43 AM MON ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS, SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS, POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$ NCZ095-260000- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE... SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE 1209 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... 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: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...3 TO 5 FEET. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...2 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: BEAUFORT...82. ATLANTIC BEACH...78. BOGUE INLET PIER...79. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... HIGH TIDE AT 3:44 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:16 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:17 AM MON LOW TIDE AT 10:19 AM MON 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. $$ NCZ098-260000- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 1209 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: MODERATE...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 3 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: HAMMOCKS BEACH...77. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... HIGH TIDE AT 4:04 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:27 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:31 AM MON LOW TIDE AT 10:31 AM MON ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS, SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS, POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$

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