Surf Forecast
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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

NCZ203-062015-
Northern Outer Banks-
Including the beaches of Southern Shores, Duck, Kitty Hawk,
Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Duck Pier................High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 10:06 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 04:11 PM EDT.

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Duck Pier................High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 10:45 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.5 feet (MLLW) 04:53 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ205-062015-
Hatteras Island-
Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco,
Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Cape Hatteras...Low.
   South of Cape Hatteras...Low.
Surf Height...
   North of Cape Hatteras...1 to 3 feet.
   South of Cape Hatteras...1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a
                            slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Hatteras............High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 10:01 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 03:58 PM EDT.

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Cape Hatteras...Moderate.
   South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate.
Surf Height...
   North of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet.
   South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Hatteras............High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 10:42 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 04:41 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ204-062015-
Ocracoke Island-
Including the beaches of Ocracoke
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a
                            slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.8 feet (MLLW) 10:09 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 04:08 PM EDT.

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.8 feet (MLLW) 10:50 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 04:51 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ196-062015-
East Carteret-
Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and
Shackleford Banks
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   Core Banks...............Low.
   Shackleford Banks........Low.
Surf Height...
   Core Banks...............1 to 3 feet.
   Shackleford Banks........1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Lookout.............High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 09:38 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 03:35 PM EDT.

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   Core Banks...............Moderate.
   Shackleford Banks........Low.
Surf Height...
   Core Banks...............2 to 3 feet.
   Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Cape Lookout.............High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 10:19 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 04:18 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ195-062015-
West Carteret-
Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach,
Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Atlantic Beach...........High 3.5 feet (MLLW) 09:58 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:52 PM EDT.

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Atlantic Beach...........High 3.5 feet (MLLW) 10:42 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 04:35 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx

$$

NCZ199-062015-
Coastal Onslow-
Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach
409 AM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   North Topsail Beach......High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 10:03 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 03:56 PM EDT.

.FRIDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   North Topsail Beach......High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 10:44 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.5 feet (MLLW) 04:39 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx


$$



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