Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 250117 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 NCZ203-250900- Northern Outer Banks- Including the beaches of Southern Shores, Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........High. Surf Height.................Around 5 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Low. Weather.....................Cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the lower 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................Low 0.8 feet (MLLW) 09:52 AM EDT. High 3.5 feet (MLLW) 04:06 PM EDT. .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................3 to 4 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 10:54 AM EDT. High 3.5 feet (MLLW) 05:00 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 $$ NCZ205-250900- Hatteras Island- Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...High. South of Cape Hatteras...High. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...Around 5 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...Around 5 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. UV Index**..................Low. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 09:36 AM EDT. High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 04:02 PM EDT. .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...Around 4 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...3 to 4 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 10:38 AM EDT. High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 04:56 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ204-250900- Ocracoke Island- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. UV Index**..................Low. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........Low 0.6 feet (MLLW) 09:46 AM EDT. High 2.1 feet (MLLW) 04:10 PM EDT. .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........Low 0.5 feet (MLLW) 10:48 AM EDT. High 2.1 feet (MLLW) 05:04 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 $$ NCZ196-250900- East Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Moderate. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............3 to 4 feet. Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. UV Index**..................Low. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............Low 0.8 feet (MLLW) 09:13 AM EDT. High 3.9 feet (MLLW) 03:39 PM EDT. .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Moderate. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............Around 3 feet. Shackleford Banks........Around 2 feet, subsiding to around 1 foot in the afternoon. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............Low 0.8 feet (MLLW) 10:15 AM EDT. High 3.8 feet (MLLW) 04:33 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ195-250900- West Carteret- Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. UV Index**..................Low. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 09:32 AM EDT. High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 03:46 PM EDT. .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........Low 0.7 feet (MLLW) 10:27 AM EDT. High 3.9 feet (MLLW) 04:46 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 $$ NCZ199-250900- Coastal Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 917 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Low. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......Low 0.9 feet (MLLW) 09:34 AM EDT. High 4.8 feet (MLLW) 04:04 PM EDT. .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......Low 0.8 feet (MLLW) 10:36 AM EDT. High 4.7 feet (MLLW) 04:58 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ 11

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