631  
FZUS51 KAKQ 180048  
SRFAKQ  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR VIRGINIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
848 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
MDZ025-180815-  
MARYLAND BEACHES-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF OCEAN CITY BEACHES AND ASSATEAGUE  
848 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
OCEAN CITY FISHING PIER..LOW AT 07:00 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 01:17 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
OCEAN CITY FISHING PIER..LOW AT 07:48 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 02:14 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT 2 TO 3 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT 2 TO 3 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
REMARKS FOR EXTENDED
 
SURF HEIGHTS GREATER THAN 4 FEET TYPICALLY  
RESULT IN DANGEROUS BREAKING WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE AND POTENTIALLY  
A MODERATE TO HIGH RIP RISK.  
 

 
 
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.  
 
** THE BEACH FORECAST GRAPHIC CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/AKQ.  
 

 
 
VAZ099-100-180815-  
ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHINCOTEAGUE, WALLOPS ISLAND,  
AND BARRIER ISLANDS BETWEEN CAPE CHARLES AND PARRAMORE  
848 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 4 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........UPPER 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WACHAPREAGUE.............LOW AT 07:49 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 02:16 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 5 PM, THEN MOSTLY  
CLOUDY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WACHAPREAGUE.............LOW AT 08:36 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 03:05 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT 2 TO 3 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
REMARKS FOR EXTENDED
 
SURF HEIGHTS GREATER THAN 4 FEET TYPICALLY  
RESULT IN DANGEROUS BREAKING WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE AND POTENTIALLY  
A MODERATE TO HIGH RIP RISK.  
 

 
 
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.  
 
** THE BEACH FORECAST GRAPHIC CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/AKQ.  
 

 
 
VAZ098-180815-  
VIRGINIA BEACH-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF VIRGINIA BEACH AND SANDBRIDGE  
848 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 4 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............AROUND 80.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
VIRGINIA BEACH...........LOW AT 07:07 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 01:34 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
VIRGINIA BEACH...........LOW AT 07:55 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 02:31 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT 2 TO 3 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
REMARKS FOR EXTENDED
 
SURF HEIGHTS GREATER THAN 4 FEET TYPICALLY  
RESULT IN DANGEROUS BREAKING WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE AND POTENTIALLY  
A MODERATE TO HIGH RIP RISK.  
 

 
 
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.  
 
** THE BEACH FORECAST GRAPHIC CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/AKQ.  
 

 
 
NCZ102-180815-  
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CURRITUCK COUNTY BEACHES  
848 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
 
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 4 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........MID 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING EAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
DUCK.....................LOW AT 06:51 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 01:19 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
DUCK.....................LOW AT 07:39 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 02:16 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
REMARKS FOR EXTENDED
 
SURF HEIGHTS GREATER THAN 4 FEET TYPICALLY  
RESULT IN DANGEROUS BREAKING WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE AND POTENTIALLY  
A MODERATE TO HIGH RIP RISK.  
 

 
 
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.  
 
** THE BEACH FORECAST GRAPHIC CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/AKQ.  
 

 
 
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