Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 131521 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021 NCZ203-132015- Northern Outer Banks- Including the beaches of Southern Shores, Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 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**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:06 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 09:55 AM EDT. Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:43 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 $$ NCZ205-132015- Hatteras Island- Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...2 to 4 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 20 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 02:55 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...High. South of Cape Hatteras...Low. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...Around 3 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............High 2.4 feet (MLLW) 09:47 AM EDT. Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:30 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ204-132015- Ocracoke Island- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...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**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 20 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 03:05 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.5 feet (MLLW) 09:55 AM EDT. Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 03:40 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 $$ NCZ196-132015- East Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Moderate. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............2 to 4 feet. Shackleford Banks........1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 20 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 02:32 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Moderate. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............Around 4 feet. Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 09:24 AM EDT. Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:07 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ195-132015- West Carteret- Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021 .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 02:52 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........High 3.0 feet (MLLW) 09:46 AM EDT. Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:27 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 $$ NCZ199-132015- Coastal Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 1121 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021 .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 02:53 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 09:49 AM EDT. Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:28 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$

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