Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 122332 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 NCZ203-131315- Northern Outer Banks- Including the beaches of Southern Shores, Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 .THURSDAY... 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 mid 80s. Winds.......................Southeast winds around 10 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 08:50 AM EDT. High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 03:28 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................South winds around 5 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 09:46 AM EDT. High 3.6 feet (MLLW) 04:24 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 $$ NCZ205-131315- Hatteras Island- Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 .THURSDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...Low. South of Cape Hatteras...Low. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...Around 2 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...1 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................South winds 10 to 20 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 08:48 AM EDT. High 3.1 feet (MLLW) 03:37 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...Low. South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...Around 2 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............Low 0.5 feet (MLLW) 09:42 AM EDT. High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 04:32 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ204-131315- Ocracoke Island- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 .THURSDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................South winds 10 to 20 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 08:58 AM EDT. High 2.0 feet (MLLW) 03:45 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 15 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 09:52 AM EDT. High 2.1 feet (MLLW) 04:40 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, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ196-131315- East Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 .THURSDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Low. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............1 to 3 feet. Shackleford Banks........1 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................South winds 10 to 20 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 08:25 AM EDT. High 3.6 feet (MLLW) 03:14 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Moderate. Shackleford Banks........High. Surf Height... Core Banks...............Around 2 feet. Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 15 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 09:19 AM EDT. High 3.8 feet (MLLW) 04:09 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ195-131315- West Carteret- Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 .THURSDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................South winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 08:55 AM EDT. High 3.8 feet (MLLW) 03:11 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........Low 0.5 feet (MLLW) 09:44 AM EDT. High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 04:11 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 $$ NCZ199-131315- Coastal Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 732 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020 .THURSDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................South winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 08:46 AM EDT. High 4.4 feet (MLLW) 03:39 PM EDT. .FRIDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. High Temperature............In the mid 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 09:40 AM EDT. High 4.7 feet (MLLW) 04:34 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$

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