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FZUS52 KILM 071455  
SRFILM  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
1055 AM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
 
NCZ106-080300-  
COASTAL PENDER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SURF CITY AND TOPSAIL BEACH  
1055 AM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
 
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TOPSAIL INLET............HIGH AT 03:53 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TOPSAIL INLET............LOW AT 10:02 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 04:56 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK TUE AND WED.  
 

 
 
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/ILM  
 

 
 
NCZ108-080300-  
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, MASONBORO ISLAND,  
CAROLINA BEACH, KURE BEACH, AND FORT FISHER  
1055 AM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
 
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
MERCER PIER..............HIGH AT 03:49 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
MERCER PIER..............LOW AT 10:29 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 04:54 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK TUE AND WED.  
 

 
 
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/ILM  
 

 
 
NCZ110-080300-  
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BALD HEAD ISLAND, OAK ISLAND, HOLDEN BEACH,  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, AND SUNSET BEACH  
1055 AM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.LOW.  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.1 TO 3 FEET.  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....1 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 80S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
LOCKWOODS FOLLY..........HIGH AT 04:00 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.LOW.  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.1 TO 3 FEET.  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....2 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
LOCKWOODS FOLLY..........LOW AT 10:43 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 05:02 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK WED.  
 

 
 
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/ILM  
 

 
 
SCZ054-080300-  
COASTAL HORRY-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHERRY GROVE, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH,  
ATLANTIC BEACH, WINDY HILL, MYRTLE BEACH, SURFSIDE BEACH,  
AND GARDEN CITY  
1055 AM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....LOW.  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....1 TO 3 FEET.  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 80S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SPRINGMAID PIER..........HIGH AT 03:56 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....LOW.  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....2 TO 3 FEET.  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SPRINGMAID PIER..........LOW AT 10:28 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 04:58 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK TUE AND WED.  
 

 
 
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/ILM  
 

 
 
SCZ056-080300-  
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF MURRELLS INLET, LITCHFIELD BEACH,  
PAWLEYS ISLAND, AND DEBORDIEU BEACH  
1055 AM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 80S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE......LOW AT 10:16 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 04:54 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....MODERATE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE......LOW AT 11:21 AM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK TUE AND WED.  
 

 
 
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/ILM  
 

 
 
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