Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 261446 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1046 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017 NCZ103-270100- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF DUCK, KITTY HAWK, KILL DEVIL HILLS, NAGS HEAD, RODANTHE, AVON, BUXTON, AND CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 1046 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017 ...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. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS MORNING, THEN PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...3 TO 5 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...4 TO 6 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 TO 5 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...59. JENNETTES PIER...63. OREGON INLET MARINA...64. RODANTHE PIER...64. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... LOW TIDE AT 1:51 PM. HIGH TIDE AT 8:16 PM. LOW TIDE AT 2:40 AM THU. HIGH TIDE AT 8:38 AM THU. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. 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. && $$ NCZ104-270100- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OCRACOKE 1046 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...HIGH RISK. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS MORNING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...3 TO 5 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... LOW TIDE AT 2:01 PM. HIGH TIDE AT 8:24 PM. LOW TIDE AT 2:50 AM THU. HIGH TIDE AT 8:46 AM THU. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS, SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS, POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. && $$ NCZ095-270100- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE, SHACKLEFORD BANKS, ATLANTIC BEACH, PINE KNOLL SHORES, AND EMERALD ISLE 1046 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017 ...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. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 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...65. ATLANTIC BEACH...67. BOGUE INLET PIER...65. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 1:47 PM. HIGH TIDE AT 8:03 PM. LOW TIDE AT 2:32 AM THU. HIGH TIDE AT 8:30 AM THU. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 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. && $$ NCZ098-270100- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HAMMOCKS BEACH AND NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 1046 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 4 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 1:49 PM. HIGH TIDE AT 8:18 PM. LOW TIDE AT 2:38 AM THU. HIGH TIDE AT 8:40 AM THU. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS, SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS, POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. && $$

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