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000 FZUS52 KMHX 260007 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 807 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 NCZ103-261015- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF DUCK, KITTY HAWK, KILL DEVIL HILLS, NAGS HEAD, RODANTHE, AVON, BUXTON, AND CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 807 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 .TOMORROW... RIP CURRENT RISK: DUCK TO RODANTHE...LOW RISK. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...MODERATE RISK. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...1 TO 3 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...2 TO 4 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...64. JENNETTES PIER...68. OREGON INLET MARINA...69. RODANTHE PIER...69. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... LOW TIDE AT 2:25 AM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:18 AM FRI. LOW TIDE AT 2:15 PM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:48 PM FRI. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... EVEN WHEN THE RISK IS LOW, RIP CURRENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME, ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO PIERS, JETTIES AND SAND BARS. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN 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 RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. 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. && $$ NCZ104-261015- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OCRACOKE 807 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 .TOMORROW... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... LOW TIDE AT 2:35 AM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:26 AM FRI. LOW TIDE AT 2:25 PM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:56 PM FRI. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS, SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS, POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. && $$ NCZ095-261015- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE, SHACKLEFORD BANKS, ATLANTIC BEACH, PINE KNOLL SHORES, AND EMERALD ISLE 807 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 .TOMORROW... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...MODERATE RISK. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...2 TO 4 FEET. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...2 TO 4 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: BEAUFORT...72. ATLANTIC BEACH...70. BOGUE INLET PIER...73. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 2:16 AM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:09 AM FRI. LOW TIDE AT 2:12 PM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:36 PM FRI. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. 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. && $$ NCZ098-261015- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HAMMOCKS BEACH AND NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 807 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017 .TOMORROW... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 2:23 AM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:20 AM FRI. LOW TIDE AT 2:13 PM FRI. HIGH TIDE AT 8:50 PM FRI. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS, SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS, POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. && $$

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