Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 270659 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 259 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016 NCZ103-272200- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS... NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON... CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 259 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016 .TODAY... 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. 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 THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...1 TO 3 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...1 TO 3 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...2 TO 3 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...60. JENNETTES PIER...64. OREGON INLET MARINA...85. AVON PIER...82. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... LOW TIDE AT 7:46 AM HIGH TIDE AT 2:21 PM LOW TIDE AT 8:41 PM HIGH TIDE AT 2:33 AM THU 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. $$ NCZ104-272200- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE 259 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...2 TO 3 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... LOW TIDE AT 7:56 AM HIGH TIDE AT 2:29 PM LOW TIDE AT 8:51 PM HIGH TIDE AT 2:41 AM THU ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$ NCZ095-272200- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE... SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE 259 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE 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 CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...2 TO 3 FEET. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...2 TO 3 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: BEAUFORT...83. ATLANTIC BEACH...84. BOGUE INLET PIER...82. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 7:50 AM HIGH TIDE AT 2:01 PM LOW TIDE AT 8:44 PM HIGH TIDE AT 2:20 AM THU 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. $$ NCZ098-272200- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 259 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 3 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 7:44 AM HIGH TIDE AT 2:23 PM LOW TIDE AT 8:39 PM HIGH TIDE AT 2:35 AM THU ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$

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