558  
FZUS52 KMHX 240735  
SRFMHX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
335 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
 
NCZ103-241945-  
OUTER BANKS DARE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF DUCK, KITTY HAWK, KILL DEVIL HILLS,  
NAGS HEAD, RODANTHE, AVON, BUXTON,  
AND CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE  
335 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
DUCK TO RODANTHE...MODERATE RISK.  
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...MODERATE RISK.  
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...MODERATE RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: MODERATE, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
DUCK TO RODANTHE...3 TO 5 FEET.  
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...3 TO 5 FEET.  
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...4 TO 5 FEET.  
 
AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:  
DUCK PIER...70.  
JENNETTES PIER...70.  
OREGON INLET MARINA...71.  
RODANTHE PIER...70.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT CAPE HATTERAS...  
LOW TIDE AT 4:28 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:57 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 5:28 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:19 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 RIP  
CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ104-241945-  
OUTER BANKS HYDE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OCRACOKE  
335 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
OCRACOKE...MODERATE RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: MODERATE, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
OCRACOKE...4 TO 5 FEET.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT OCRACOKE INLET...  
LOW TIDE AT 4:38 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:05 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 5:38 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:27 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 RIP  
CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ095-241945-  
CARTERET-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE,  
SHACKLEFORD BANKS, ATLANTIC BEACH, PINE KNOLL SHORES,  
AND EMERALD ISLE  
335 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...MODERATE RISK.  
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...MODERATE RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: LOW. ISOLATED CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: MODERATE, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: CLOUDY THIS MORNING, THEN PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...4 TO 5 FEET.  
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...4 TO 5 FEET.  
 
AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:  
BEAUFORT...73.  
ATLANTIC BEACH...72.  
BOGUE INLET PIER...72.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...  
LOW TIDE AT 4:24 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:59 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 5:11 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:17 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 RIP  
CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ098-241945-  
ONSLOW-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HAMMOCKS BEACH AND NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH  
335 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...MODERATE RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: NONE. NO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
UV INDEX: MODERATE, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...3 TO 5 FEET.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...  
LOW TIDE AT 4:26 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:59 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 5:26 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:21 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 RIP  
CURRENT SHOULD ENTER THE WATER.  
 
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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