Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 021945 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 345 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 NCZ103-032000- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS... NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON... CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 345 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 .TUESDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: DUCK TO RODANTHE...LOW RISK. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...LOW 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. EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS...JETTIES AND SAND BARS. UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...1 TO 2 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 3 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...68. JENNETTES PIER...66. OREGON INLET MARINA...66. RODANTHE PIER...63. AVON PIER...62. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... HIGH TIDE AT 4:23 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:33 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:44 AM TUE LOW TIDE AT 10:59 AM TUE 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. $$ NCZ104-032000- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE 345 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 .TUESDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...3 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... HIGH TIDE AT 4:31 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:43 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:52 AM TUE LOW TIDE AT 11:09 AM TUE ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$ NCZ095-032000- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE... SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE 345 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 .TUESDAY... 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. UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...3 TO 4 FEET. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...3 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: BEAUFORT...67. ATLANTIC BEACH...65. BOGUE INLET PIER...67. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... HIGH TIDE AT 4:08 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:32 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:35 AM TUE LOW TIDE AT 10:50 AM TUE 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. $$ NCZ098-032000- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 345 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 .TUESDAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...LOW RISK. EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW...RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS...JETTIES AND SAND BARS. UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...3 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... HIGH TIDE AT 4:25 PM LOW TIDE AT 10:31 PM HIGH TIDE AT 4:46 AM TUE LOW TIDE AT 10:57 AM TUE ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$

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