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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
743 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

NCZ106-221145-
Coastal Pender-
Including the beaches of Surf City and Topsail Island
743 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the lower 70s.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a
                            slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Topsail Inlet............Low at 07:47 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:55 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Strong south to north longshore current.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....High.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            south in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Topsail Inlet............Low at 08:46 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:04 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Moderate south to north long-shore current.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip current risk into mid week.

&&

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

$$

NCZ108-221145-
Coastal New Hanover-
Including the beaches of Wrightsville Beach, Masonboro Island,
Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher
743 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Low.
Waterspout Risk**...........Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the lower 70s.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a
                            slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Mercer Pier..............Low at 07:51 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:41 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Moderate south to north longshore current.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....High.
Waterspout Risk**...........Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Mercer Pier..............Low at 08:51 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:41 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip current risk into mid week.

&&

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

$$

NCZ110-221145-
Coastal Brunswick-
Including the beaches of Bald Head Island, Oak Island, Holden Beach,
Ocean Isle Beach, and Sunset Beach
743 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SUNDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Moderate.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Moderate.
Surf Height...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Around 2 feet.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Around 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Waterspout Risk**...........Moderate.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 08:03 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:07 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Low.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....Moderate.
Surf Height...
   East of Ocean Isle Beach.Around 2 feet.
   Ocean Isle Beach West....1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....High.
Waterspout Risk**...........Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Lockwoods Folly..........Low at 09:06 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:08 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip current risk into mid week.

&&

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

$$

SCZ054-221145-
Coastal Horry-
Including the beaches of Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach,
Atlantic Beach, Windy Hill, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach,
and Garden City
743 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Moderate.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Low.
Surf Height...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Around 2 feet.
   Myrtle Beach South.......1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph,
                            increasing to south around 15 mph in
                            the afternoon.
Tides...
   Springmaid Pier..........Low at 07:48 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:03 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   North of Myrtle Beach....Moderate.
   Myrtle Beach South.......Moderate.
Surf Height...
   North of Myrtle Beach....1 to 2 feet.
   Myrtle Beach South.......1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....High.
Waterspout Risk**...........Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Springmaid Pier..........Low at 08:51 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:04 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................None.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip current risk into mid week.

&&

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

$$

SCZ056-221145-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the beaches of Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach,
Pawleys Island, and Debordieu Beach
743 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate.
Waterspout Risk**...........Low.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the upper 70s.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 5 mph,
                            increasing to south around 15 mph in
                            the afternoon.
Tides...
   Winyah Bay Entrance......Low at 08:45 AM EDT.
                            High at 02:54 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Moderate south to north longshore current.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential**....High.
Waterspout Risk**...........Moderate.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Winyah Bay Entrance......Low at 09:43 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:58 PM EDT.
Remarks.....................Moderate south to north longshore current.

.OUTLOOK...
Low rip current risk into mid week.

&&

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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