Surf Forecast
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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
754 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

NCZ106-301200-
Coastal Pender-
Including the beaches of Surf City and Topsail Island
754 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 80s.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 90s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 106.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Topsail Inlet............Low at 06:47 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:15 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Strong south to north longshore current.

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 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 100.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            east in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Topsail Inlet............Low at 07:30 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:09 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip risk for Sunday and Monday.

&&

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

$$

NCZ108-301200-
Coastal New Hanover-
Including the beaches of Wrightsville Beach, Masonboro Island,
Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher
754 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 80s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............Around 90.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 106.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Mercer Pier..............Low at 06:51 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:11 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Strong south to north longshore current.

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 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.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming
                            east in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Mercer Pier..............Low at 07:44 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:59 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip risk for Sunday and Monday.

&&

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

$$

NCZ110-301200-
Coastal Brunswick-
Including the beaches of Bald Head Island, Oak Island, Holden Beach,
Ocean Isle Beach, and Sunset Beach
754 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Moderate.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Low.
Surf Height...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.2 to 3 feet.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 80s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 107.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 07:04 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:28 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Low.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Low.
Surf Height...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Around 2 feet.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Around 2 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 106.
Winds.......................North winds around 5 mph, becoming east
                            in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 07:48 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:16 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low to moderate rip risk for Sunday and Monday.

&&

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

$$

SCZ054-301200-
Coastal Horry-
Including the beaches of Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach,
Atlantic Beach, Windy Hill, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach,
and Garden City
754 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Low.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Low.
Surf Height...
   North of Myrtle Beach....2 to 3 feet.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 80s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 90s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 107.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Springmaid Pier..........Low at 06:49 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:24 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Strong south to north longshore current.

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Low.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Low.
Surf Height...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Around 2 feet.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Around 2 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 106.
Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            southeast in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Springmaid Pier..........Low at 07:33 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:12 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip risk for Sunday and Monday.

&&

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

$$

SCZ056-301200-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the beaches of Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach,
Pawleys Island, and Debordieu Beach
754 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 80s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 90s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 106.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Winyah Bay Entrance......Low at 07:51 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:10 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Strong south to north longshore current.

.SATURDAY...
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............Around 90.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 107.
Winds.......................West winds around 5 mph, becoming south
                            in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Winyah Bay Entrance......Low at 08:36 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:59 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip risk for Sunday and Monday.

&&

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


$$


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