Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
431 AM EDT Wed May 25 2022

NCZ106-252045-
Coastal Pender-
Including the beaches of Surf City and Topsail Island
431 AM EDT Wed May 25 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the lower 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 2 PM, then mostly
                            sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Topsail Inlet............Low at 10:32 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:02 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............Around 80.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            southeast in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Topsail Inlet............Low at 11:17 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:51 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Moderate rip risk possible Friday into Memorial Day weekend.

&&

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/ilm

$$

NCZ108-252045-
Coastal New Hanover-
Including the beaches of Wrightsville Beach, Masonboro Island,
Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher
431 AM EDT Wed May 25 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the lower 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 1 PM, then mostly
                            sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming
                            east in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Mercer Pier..............Low at 10:31 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:45 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Mercer Pier..............Low at 11:16 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:38 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Moderate rip risk possible Friday into Memorial Day weekend.

&&

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/ilm

$$

NCZ110-252045-
Coastal Brunswick-
Including the beaches of Bald Head Island, Oak Island, Holden Beach,
Ocean Isle Beach, and Sunset Beach
431 AM EDT Wed May 25 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Low.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Low.
Surf Height...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.1 to 2 feet.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 3 PM, then mostly
                            sunny.
High Temperature............Around 80.
Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming
                            east in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 10:56 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:00 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Low.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Low.
Surf Height...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.1 to 3 feet.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 11:42 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:51 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Elevated rip risk expected Friday and may continue through the weekend.

&&

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/ilm

$$

SCZ054-252045-
Coastal Horry-
Including the beaches of Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach,
Atlantic Beach, Windy Hill, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach,
and Garden City
431 AM EDT Wed May 25 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Low.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Low.
Surf Height...
   North of Myrtle Beach....1 to 3 feet.
   Myrtle Beach South.......1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
                            southeast in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Springmaid Pier..........Low at 10:41 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:56 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Low.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Low.
Surf Height...
   North of Myrtle Beach....1 to 3 feet.
   Myrtle Beach South.......1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Springmaid Pier..........Low at 11:27 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:47 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Elevated rip risk expected Friday and may continue through the weekend.

&&

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/ilm

$$

SCZ056-252045-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the beaches of Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach,
Pawleys Island, and Debordieu Beach
431 AM EDT Wed May 25 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Winyah Bay Entrance......Low at 11:29 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:51 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....None.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Winyah Bay Entrance......High at 06:11 AM EDT.
                            Low at 12:17 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Moderate rip risk possible Friday into Memorial Day weekend.

&&

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/ilm


$$


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