Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 261459 SRFMHX SURF ZONE FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1059 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014 NCZ103-262215- OUTER BANKS DARE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS... NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON... CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE 1059 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: DUCK TO RODANTHE...MODERATE RISK. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE 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. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: DUCK TO RODANTHE...1 TO 2 FEET. RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...1 TO 2 FEET. CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...1 TO 2 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: DUCK PIER...77. AVALON PIER...76. JENNETTES PIER...76. OREGON INLET MARINA...78. RODANTHE PIER...75. AVON PIER...78. TIDE INFORMATION: AT CAPE HATTERAS... LOW TIDE AT 1:39 PM HIGH TIDE AT 8:09 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:34 AM SUN HIGH TIDE AT 8:24 AM SUN 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. $$ NCZ104-262215- OUTER BANKS HYDE- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE 1059 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE...1 TO 2 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT OCRACOKE INLET... LOW TIDE AT 1:49 PM HIGH TIDE AT 8:17 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:44 AM SUN HIGH TIDE AT 8:32 AM SUN ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$ NCZ095-262215- CARTERET- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE... SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE 1059 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014 .REST OF 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 SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. SURF HEIGHT: OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...1 TO 3 FEET. CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...1 TO 3 FEET. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: BEAUFORT...81. ATLANTIC BEACH...82. BOGUE INLET PIER...82. TIDE INFORMATION: AT ATLANTIC BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 1:30 PM HIGH TIDE AT 7:52 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:21 AM SUN HIGH TIDE AT 8:13 AM SUN 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. $$ NCZ098-262215- ONSLOW- INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH 1059 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014 .REST OF TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK. A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED. UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SURF HEIGHT: BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...1 TO 2 FEET. TIDE INFORMATION: AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH... LOW TIDE AT 1:37 PM HIGH TIDE AT 8:11 PM LOW TIDE AT 2:32 AM SUN HIGH TIDE AT 8:26 AM SUN ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS. IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL. $$

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