Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KILM 091453 SRFILM Surf Zone Forecast for North Carolina National Weather Service Wilmington NC 1053 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 NCZ106-092015- Coastal Pender- Including the beaches of Surf City and Topsail Island 1053 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 ...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the lower 80s. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Topsail Inlet............High at 11:22 AM EDT. Low at 05:08 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. Weather.....................Sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the upper 80s. Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Tides... Topsail Inlet............Low at 06:02 AM EDT. High at 12:10 PM EDT. Low at 05:59 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .OUTLOOK... A moderate risk of rip currents is expected through the weekend. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/ilm $$ NCZ108-092015- Coastal New Hanover- Including the beaches of Wrightsville Beach, Masonboro Island, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher 1053 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 ...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the lower 80s. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Mercer Pier..............High at 11:25 AM EDT. Low at 05:17 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. Weather.....................Sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the upper 80s. Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Tides... Mercer Pier..............High at 12:12 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .OUTLOOK... A moderate risk of rip currents is expected through the weekend. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/ilm $$ NCZ110-092015- Coastal Brunswick- Including the beaches of Bald Head Island, Oak Island, Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, and Sunset Beach 1053 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*... Ocean Isle Beach West....Low. East of Ocean Isle Beach.Low. Surf Height... Ocean Isle Beach West....1 to 2 feet. East of Ocean Isle Beach.1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the lower 80s. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Lockwoods Folly..........High at 11:33 AM EDT. Low at 05:43 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Ocean Isle Beach West....Low. East of Ocean Isle Beach.Moderate. Surf Height... Ocean Isle Beach West....1 to 3 feet. East of Ocean Isle Beach.1 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. Weather.....................Sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the upper 80s. Max Heat Index..............Up to 102. Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Tides... Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 06:13 AM EDT. High at 12:24 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .OUTLOOK... A moderate risk of rip currents is expected through the weekend. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/ilm $$ SCZ054-092015- Coastal Horry- Including the beaches of Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach, Atlantic Beach, Windy Hill, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, and Garden City 1053 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*... Myrtle Beach South.......Low. North of Myrtle Beach....Low. Surf Height... Myrtle Beach South.......1 to 2 feet. North of Myrtle Beach....1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the lower 80s. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................North winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Springmaid Pier..........High at 11:29 AM EDT. Low at 05:28 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Myrtle Beach South.......Low. North of Myrtle Beach....Low. Surf Height... Myrtle Beach South.......Around 1 foot. North of Myrtle Beach....1 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the upper 80s. Max Heat Index..............Up to 101. Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Tides... Springmaid Pier..........High at 12:20 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .OUTLOOK... A moderate risk of rip currents is expected through the weekend. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/ilm $$ SCZ056-092015- Coastal Georgetown- Including the beaches of Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island, Debidue Beach, and Cat Island 1053 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the lower 80s. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Winyah Bay Entrance......High at 11:30 AM EDT. Low at 05:31 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. Waterspout Risk**...........Low. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the upper 80s. Max Heat Index..............Up to 100. Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tides... Winyah Bay Entrance......Low at 06:11 AM EDT. High at 12:17 PM EDT. Remarks.....................None. .OUTLOOK... A moderate risk of rip currents is expected through the weekend. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/ilm $$ IGB

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