Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
356 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

NCZ103-172000-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
356 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.WEDNESDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...HIGH RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...HIGH RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...HIGH RISK.

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.

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15
         MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...4 TO 6 FEET.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...5 TO 7 FEET.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...5 TO 7 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...76.
JENNETTES PIER...76.
OREGON INLET MARINA...74.
RODANTHE PIER...73.
AVON PIER...77.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

LOW TIDE AT 8:54 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:46 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 8:48 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 3:25 PM WED

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.

$$


NCZ104-172000-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
356 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.WEDNESDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...HIGH RISK.

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.

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
         AROUND 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...5 TO 7 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 9:04 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:54 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 8:58 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 3:33 PM WED

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.

$$


NCZ095-172000-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
356 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.WEDNESDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...HIGH RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...MODERATE RISK.

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 A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.

LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
         AROUND 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...5 TO 7 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...4 TO 6 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...78.
ATLANTIC BEACH...79.
BOGUE INLET PIER...79.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 8:53 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:19 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 8:45 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 2:57 PM WED

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.

$$


NCZ098-172000-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
356 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.WEDNESDAY...
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: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
         THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...4 TO 6 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 8:52 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:48 AM WED
LOW TIDE AT 8:46 AM WED
HIGH TIDE AT 3:27 PM WED

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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