Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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263 FZUS52 KMHX 210741 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 NCZ203-211945- Northern Outer Banks- Including the beaches of Southern Shores, Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF HEIGHT.........2 to 3 feet. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...Very High. LIGHTNING THREAT....Moderate. Implies that thunderstorms are possible. WEATHER.............Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 80s. WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. WATER TEMPERATURES: Duck Pier...69. Jennettes Pier...73. Oregon Inlet Marina...83. TIDE INFORMATION... At Duck Pier... High tide at 11:58 AM. Low tide at 6:14 PM. 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. && $$ NCZ205-211945- Hatteras Island- Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...Low. RIP CURRENT RISK SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...Moderate. SURF HEIGHT NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS........Around 3 feet. SURF HEIGHT SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS........Around 3 feet. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...Very High. LIGHTNING THREAT....Moderate. Implies that thunderstorms are possible. WEATHER.............Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 80s. WINDS...............Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. WATER TEMPERATURES: Rodanthe Pier...68. Avon Pier...78. TIDE INFORMATION... At Cape Hatteras... High tide at 11:54 AM. Low tide at 6:04 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Even when the risk is low, rip currents can occur at any time, especially close to piers, jetties and sand bars. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. A moderate risk means wind, wave and tide conditions support the development of stronger or more frequent rip currents along the beaches. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape rip currents should enter the water. && $$ NCZ204-211945- Ocracoke Island- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate. SURF HEIGHT.........Around 3 feet. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...Very High. LIGHTNING THREAT....Low. Implies that there is little chance of thunderstorms. WEATHER.............Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 80s. WINDS...............Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Ocracoke Inlet... High tide at 12:03 PM. Low tide at 6:15 PM. 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 currents should enter the water. && $$ NCZ196-211945- East Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK CORE BANKS..........Moderate. RIP CURRENT RISK SHACKLEFORD BANKS...Moderate. SURF HEIGHT CORE BANKS...............Around 3 feet. SURF HEIGHT SHACKLEFORD BANKS........2 to 3 feet. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...Very High. LIGHTNING THREAT....Low. Implies that there is little chance of thunderstorms. WEATHER.............Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 80s. WINDS...............Southwest winds around 15 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Cape Lookout... High tide at 11:32 AM. Low tide at 5:42 PM. High tide at 11:40 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A moderate risk means wind, wave and tide conditions support the development of stronger or more frequent rip currents along the beaches. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape rip currents should enter the water. && $$ NCZ195-211945- West Carteret- Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate. SURF HEIGHT.........Around 3 feet. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...Very High. LIGHTNING THREAT....Moderate. Implies that thunderstorms are possible. WEATHER.............Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 80s. WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. WATER TEMPERATURES: Beaufort...84. Atlantic Beach...81. Bogue Inlet Pier...80. TIDE INFORMATION... At Atlantic Beach... High tide at 11:53 AM. Low tide at 6:06 PM. 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 currents should enter the water. && $$ NCZ199-211945- Coastal Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 341 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate. SURF HEIGHT.........Around 3 feet. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...Very High. LIGHTNING THREAT....Moderate. Implies that thunderstorms are possible. WEATHER.............Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 80s. WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At North Topsail Beach... High tide at 11:57 AM. Low tide at 6:03 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A moderate risk means wind, wave and tide conditions support the development of stronger or more frequent rip currents along the beaches. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape rip currents should enter the water. && $$

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