Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
423 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

NCZ103-182030-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DUCK...KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...
NAGS HEAD...RODANTHE...AVON...BUXTON...
CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
423 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...MODERATE RISK.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...MODERATE RISK.

A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE
         UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
DUCK TO RODANTHE...2 TO 3 FEET.
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...3 FEET.
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
DUCK PIER...52.
AVALON PIER...52.
OREGON INLET MARINA...57.
RODANTHE PIER...54.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT CAPE HATTERAS...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:12 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:32 AM SAT
HIGH TIDE AT 7:35 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 1:39 PM SAT

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


NCZ104-182030-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...OCRACOKE
423 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK.

A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE...3 FEET.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT OCRACOKE INLET...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:20 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:42 AM SAT
HIGH TIDE AT 7:43 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 1:49 PM SAT

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


NCZ095-182030-
CARTERET-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE...
SHACKLEFORD BANKS...ATLANTIC BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES...EMERALD ISLE
423 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...MODERATE RISK.

A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.

LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE
         LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...3 FEET.
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
BEAUFORT...62.
ATLANTIC BEACH...61.
BOGUE INLET PIER...60.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:00 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:25 AM SAT
HIGH TIDE AT 7:25 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 1:32 PM SAT

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


NCZ098-182030-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HAMMOCKS BEACH...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
423 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK.

A MODERATE RISK MEANS WIND...WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES. ONLY EXPERIENCED SURF SWIMMERS WHO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.

LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.

UV INDEX: VERY HIGH...FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
         OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
         THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
         NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

SURF HEIGHT:
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...2 TO 3 FEET.

AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:
HAMMOCKS BEACH...56.

TIDE INFORMATION:
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 7:14 PM
LOW TIDE AT 1:30 AM SAT
HIGH TIDE AT 7:37 AM SAT
LOW TIDE AT 1:37 PM SAT

ALL BEACH GOERS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF INHERENT DANGERS WHEN
ENTERING THE SURF INCLUDING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SWIFT
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...POUNDING SHORE BREAK AND SHALLOW SAND BARS.
IT IS SAFEST IF YOU SWIM AT A GUARDED BEACH AND ALWAYS HEED THE
ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH PATROL.

$$


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