Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

NCZ203-290000-
Northern Outer Banks-
Including the beaches of Southern Shores, Duck, Kitty Hawk,
Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Duck Pier................High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 11:33 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 05:45 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 90s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Duck Pier................Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 06:03 AM EDT.
                            High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 12:21 PM EDT.

&&

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 and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ205-290000-
Hatteras Island-
Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco,
Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Cape Hatteras...Low.
   South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate.
Surf Height...
   North of Cape Hatteras...Around 2 feet.
   South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Hatteras............High 3.0 feet (MLLW) 11:30 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 05:31 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Cape Hatteras...Low.
   South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate.
Surf Height...
   North of Cape Hatteras...Around 2 feet.
   South of Cape Hatteras...Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Hatteras............Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 06:06 AM EDT.
                            High 3.0 feet (MLLW) 12:21 PM EDT.

&&

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 and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ204-290000-
Ocracoke Island-
Including the beaches of Ocracoke
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.9 feet (MLLW) 11:38 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 05:41 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Ocracoke Inlet...........Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 06:16 AM EDT.
                            High 1.9 feet (MLLW) 12:29 PM EDT.

&&

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 and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ196-290000-
East Carteret-
Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and
Shackleford Banks
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   Core Banks...............Moderate.
   Shackleford Banks........Moderate.
Surf Height...
   Core Banks...............2 to 3 feet.
   Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Lookout.............High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 11:07 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 05:08 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   Core Banks...............Moderate.
   Shackleford Banks........Low.
Surf Height...
   Core Banks...............Around 2 feet.
   Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Lookout.............High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 11:58 AM EDT.

&&

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 and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ195-290000-
West Carteret-
Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach,
Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Atlantic Beach...........High 3.7 feet (MLLW) 11:27 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.5 feet (MLLW) 05:27 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Atlantic Beach...........High 3.7 feet (MLLW) 12:14 PM EDT.

&&

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 and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ199-290000-
Coastal Onslow-
Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach
1118 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................South winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   North Topsail Beach......High 4.2 feet (MLLW) 11:32 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 05:29 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   North Topsail Beach......Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 06:04 AM EDT.
                            High 4.1 feet (MLLW) 12:23 PM EDT.

&&

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 and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx


$$


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