515  
FZUS52 KMHX 250826  
SRFMHX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
426 AM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
 
NCZ103-252030-  
OUTER BANKS DARE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF DUCK, KITTY HAWK, KILL DEVIL HILLS,  
NAGS HEAD, RODANTHE, AVON, BUXTON,  
AND CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE  
426 AM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
DUCK TO RODANTHE...HIGH RISK.  
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...HIGH RISK.  
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...HIGH RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING  
POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
DUCK TO RODANTHE...4 TO 6 FEET.  
RODANTHE TO CAPE HATTERAS...5 TO 8 FEET.  
CAPE HATTERAS TO HATTERAS INLET...5 TO 8 FEET.  
 
AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:  
DUCK PIER...59.  
JENNETTES PIER...57.  
OREGON INLET MARINA...54.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT CAPE HATTERAS...  
LOW TIDE AT 10:39 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:52 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 11:00 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:13 AM THU.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE  
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.  
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ104-252030-  
OUTER BANKS HYDE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OCRACOKE  
426 AM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
OCRACOKE...HIGH RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING  
POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: SUNNY THIS MORNING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
OCRACOKE...5 TO 8 FEET.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT OCRACOKE INLET...  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:23 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 10:50 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:01 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 11:11 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE  
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.  
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ095-252030-  
CARTERET-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE,  
SHACKLEFORD BANKS, ATLANTIC BEACH, PINE KNOLL SHORES,  
AND EMERALD ISLE  
426 AM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...HIGH RISK.  
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...HIGH RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING  
POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.  
HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...5 TO 7 FEET.  
CAPE LOOKOUT TO BOGUE INLET...3 TO 5 FEET.  
 
AREA WATER TEMPERATURES:  
BEAUFORT...62.  
BOGUE INLET PIER...62.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT ATLANTIC BEACH...  
LOW TIDE AT 10:29 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:44 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 10:49 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:06 AM THU.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE  
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.  
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NCZ098-252030-  
ONSLOW-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HAMMOCKS BEACH AND NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH  
426 AM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK:  
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...HIGH RISK.  
 
LIGHTNING RISK: MODERATE. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING  
POSSIBLE.  
UV INDEX: HIGH, FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 
SURF HEIGHT:  
BOGUE INLET TO SURF CITY...3 TO 5 FEET.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION:  
AT NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...  
LOW TIDE AT 10:38 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:55 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 10:59 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:16 AM THU.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH RISK MEANS WIND, WAVE AND TIDE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE  
DEVELOPMENT OF POWERFUL OR NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES.  
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY OUT OF 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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