Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 220015 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 NCZ203-220815- Northern Outer Banks- Including the beaches of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........High. Surf Height.................3 to 5 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 5 PM, then mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 50s. Winds.......................North winds around 20 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 07:22 AM EDT. Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 01:17 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........High. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 07:56 AM EDT. Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 01:48 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 $$ NCZ205-220815- Hatteras Island- Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS... ...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS... .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...High. South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...3 to 5 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. High Temperature............In the mid 50s. Winds.......................Breezy. North winds 20 to 25 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............High 2.8 feet (MLLW) 07:14 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:12 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...High. South of Cape Hatteras...Low. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...3 to 4 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 4 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 60s. Winds.......................North winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 07:48 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:43 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ204-220815- Ocracoke Island- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 ...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 4 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. High Temperature............In the upper 50s. Winds.......................Breezy. North winds around 25 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.7 feet (MLLW) 07:22 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:22 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.7 feet (MLLW) 07:56 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:53 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 $$ NCZ196-220815- East Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT... .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............High. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............3 to 5 feet. Shackleford Banks........1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. High Temperature............In the upper 50s. Winds.......................Breezy. North winds 20 to 25 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............High 3.2 feet (MLLW) 06:51 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 12:49 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Low. Shackleford Banks........Low. Surf Height... Core Banks...............2 to 4 feet. Shackleford Banks........Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............High 3.1 feet (MLLW) 07:25 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:20 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ195-220815- West Carteret- Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 5 PM, then mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. High Temperature............Around 60. Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 06:58 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:06 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 07:32 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:40 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 $$ NCZ199-220815- Coastal Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 815 PM EDT Sun Apr 21 2024 .MONDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................High. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 4 PM, then mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 60s. Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph. Tides... North Topsail Beach......High 3.9 feet (MLLW) 07:16 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:10 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 2 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 60s. Winds.......................North winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tides... North Topsail Beach......High 3.8 feet (MLLW) 07:50 AM EDT. Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 01:41 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$

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