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000 FZUS52 KMHX 220946 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast for Eastern North Carolina National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 546 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018 NCZ103-230000- Outer Banks Dare- Including the beaches of Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 546 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: Duck to Rodanthe...Moderate Risk. Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...Moderate Risk. Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...Low Risk. LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected. UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM. WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. SURF HEIGHT: Duck to Rodanthe...3 to 4 feet. Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...3 to 4 feet. Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...1 to 2 feet. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: Duck Pier...70. Jennettes Pier...68. Oregon Inlet Marina...64. TIDE INFORMATION: at Cape Hatteras... High tide at 6:22 AM. Low tide at 12:32 PM. High tide at 6:38 PM. Low tide at 12:46 AM Tue. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 rip current should enter the water. Even when the risk is low, rip currents can occur at any time, especially close to piers, jetties and sand bars. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. 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. && $$ NCZ104-230000- Outer Banks Hyde- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 546 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: Ocracoke...Low Risk. LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected. UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM. WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. SURF HEIGHT: Ocracoke...1 to 2 feet. TIDE INFORMATION: at Ocracoke Inlet... High tide at 6:31 AM. Low tide at 12:43 PM. High tide at 6:47 PM. Low tide at 12:57 AM Tue. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Even when the risk is low, rip currents can occur at any time, especially close to piers, jetties and sand bars. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. All beach goers should remain aware of inherent dangers when entering the surf including strong rip currents, swift longshore currents, pounding shore break and shallow sand bars. It is safest if you swim at a guarded beach and always heed the advice of lifeguards and beach patrol. && $$ NCZ095-230000- Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore, Shackleford Banks, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, and Emerald Isle 546 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout...Low Risk. Cape Lookout to Bogue Inlet...Low Risk. LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected. UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM. WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. SURF HEIGHT: Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout...1 to 2 feet. Cape Lookout to Bogue Inlet...1 to 2 feet. AREA WATER TEMPERATURES: Beaufort...71. Bogue Inlet Pier...74. TIDE INFORMATION: at Atlantic Beach... High tide at 6:09 AM. Low tide at 12:24 PM. High tide at 6:27 PM. Low tide at 12:37 AM Tue. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Even when the risk is low, rip currents can occur at any time, especially close to piers, jetties and sand bars. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. 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. && $$ NCZ098-230000- Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 546 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK: Bogue Inlet to Surf City...Low Risk. LIGHTNING RISK: None. No cloud to ground lightning expected. UV INDEX: Moderate, from 10 AM to 4 PM. WEATHER: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. SURF HEIGHT: Bogue Inlet to Surf City...1 to 2 feet. TIDE INFORMATION: at North Topsail Beach... High tide at 6:25 AM. Low tide at 12:31 PM. High tide at 6:41 PM. Low tide at 12:45 AM Tue. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Even when the risk is low, rip currents can occur at any time, especially close to piers, jetties and sand bars. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. All beach goers should remain aware of inherent dangers when entering the surf including strong rip currents, swift longshore currents, pounding shore break and shallow sand bars. It is safest if you swim at a guarded beach and always heed the advice of lifeguards and beach patrol. && $$

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