Surf Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 161436 SRFMHX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 NCZ203-170015- Northern Outer Banks- Including the beaches of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 ...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....Moderate. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................South winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... Duck Pier................Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 02:06 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Tides... Duck Pier................High 3.2 feet (MLLW) 08:59 AM EDT. Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 02:54 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 $$ NCZ205-170015- Hatteras Island- Including the beaches of Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. South of Cape Hatteras...High. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Tides... Cape Hatteras............Low -0.6 feet (MLLW) 01:55 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*... North of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. South of Cape Hatteras...Moderate. Surf Height... North of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet. South of Cape Hatteras...2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Tides... Cape Hatteras............High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 08:51 AM EDT. Low -0.6 feet (MLLW) 02:43 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ204-170015- Ocracoke Island- Including the beaches of Ocracoke 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........High. Surf Height.................3 to 4 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 02:05 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................Around 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Tides... Ocracoke Inlet...........High 1.8 feet (MLLW) 08:59 AM EDT. Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 02:53 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 $$ NCZ196-170015- East Carteret- Including the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore and Shackleford Banks 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............High. Shackleford Banks........High. Surf Height... Core Banks...............3 to 4 feet. Shackleford Banks........2 to 4 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Tides... Cape Lookout.............Low -0.7 feet (MLLW) 01:32 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*... Core Banks...............Moderate. Shackleford Banks........Moderate. Surf Height... Core Banks...............Around 3 feet. Shackleford Banks........2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Tides... Cape Lookout.............High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 08:28 AM EDT. Low -0.7 feet (MLLW) 02:20 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$ NCZ195-170015- West Carteret- Including the beaches of Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........High. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........Low -0.6 feet (MLLW) 01:55 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tides... Atlantic Beach...........High 3.7 feet (MLLW) 08:41 AM EDT. Low -0.6 feet (MLLW) 02:43 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 $$ NCZ199-170015- Coastal Onslow- Including the beaches of Hammocks Beach and North Topsail Beach 1036 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .REST OF TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........High. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph, increasing to south around 20 mph in the afternoon. Tides... North Topsail Beach......Low -0.7 feet (MLLW) 01:53 PM EDT. .TUESDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate. Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. Weather.....................Sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................North winds around 10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tides... North Topsail Beach......High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 08:53 AM EDT. Low -0.7 feet (MLLW) 02:41 PM EDT. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx $$

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