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SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
1036 AM EDT SUN OCT 24 2021  
 
NCZ106-250245-  
COASTAL PENDER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SURF CITY AND TOPSAIL ISLAND  
1036 AM EDT SUN OCT 24 2021  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TOPSAIL INLET............HIGH AT 10:19 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 04:47 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TOPSAIL INLET............HIGH AT 10:59 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:31 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
RIP RISK MAY INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
NCZ108-250245-  
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, MASONBORO ISLAND,  
CAROLINA BEACH, KURE BEACH, AND FORT FISHER  
1036 AM EDT SUN OCT 24 2021  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
MERCER PIER..............HIGH AT 10:28 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 04:44 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
MERCER PIER..............HIGH AT 11:10 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:24 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
RIP RISK MAY INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
NCZ110-250245-  
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BALD HEAD ISLAND, OAK ISLAND, HOLDEN BEACH,  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, AND SUNSET BEACH  
1036 AM EDT SUN OCT 24 2021  
   
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 2 FEET.  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
LOCKWOODS FOLLY..........HIGH AT 10:24 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:08 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....1 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
LOCKWOODS FOLLY..........HIGH AT 11:06 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:49 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
RIP RISK MAY INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
SCZ054-250245-  
COASTAL HORRY-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHERRY GROVE, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH,  
ATLANTIC BEACH, WINDY HILL, MYRTLE BEACH, SURFSIDE BEACH,  
AND GARDEN CITY  
1036 AM EDT SUN OCT 24 2021  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....LOW.  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....1 TO 2 FEET.  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SPRINGMAID PIER..........HIGH AT 10:20 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 04:53 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
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.......1 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........MODERATE.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SPRINGMAID PIER..........HIGH AT 11:02 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:34 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
RIP RISK MAY INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
SCZ056-250245-  
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF MURRELLS INLET, LITCHFIELD BEACH,  
PAWLEYS ISLAND, AND DEBORDIEU BEACH  
1036 AM EDT SUN OCT 24 2021  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
UV INDEX**..................MODERATE.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE......HIGH AT 11:16 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:45 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....LOW.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE......HIGH AT 11:55 AM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
RIP RISK MAY INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
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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