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FZUS52 KILM 021521  
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
1121 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
 
NCZ106-022015-  
COASTAL PENDER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SURF CITY AND TOPSAIL ISLAND  
1121 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
 
...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...........AROUND 80.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TOPSAIL INLET............LOW AT 11:22 AM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING EAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
TOPSAIL INLET............HIGH AT 06:23 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:15 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
NCZ108-022015-  
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, MASONBORO ISLAND,  
CAROLINA BEACH, KURE BEACH, AND FORT FISHER  
1121 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
 
...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...........AROUND 80.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
MERCER PIER..............LOW AT 11:39 AM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING EAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
MERCER PIER..............HIGH AT 06:18 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:32 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
NCZ110-022015-  
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BALD HEAD ISLAND, OAK ISLAND, HOLDEN BEACH,  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, AND SUNSET BEACH  
1121 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....LOW.  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....AROUND 2 FEET.  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....HIGH.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
TIDES...  
LOCKWOODS FOLLY..........LOW AT 12:01 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....LOW.  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST....2 TO 3 FEET.  
EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
LOCKWOODS FOLLY..........HIGH AT 06:30 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:55 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
SCZ054-022015-  
COASTAL HORRY-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHERRY GROVE, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH,  
ATLANTIC BEACH, WINDY HILL, MYRTLE BEACH, SURFSIDE BEACH,  
AND GARDEN CITY  
1121 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......LOW.  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......AROUND 2 FEET.  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....HIGH.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........LOW.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SPRINGMAID PIER..........LOW AT 11:46 AM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......LOW.  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH.......2 TO 3 FEET.  
NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH....2 TO 3 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
SPRINGMAID PIER..........HIGH AT 06:26 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:40 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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  
 

 
 
SCZ056-022015-  
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF MURRELLS INLET, LITCHFIELD BEACH,  
PAWLEYS ISLAND, DEBIDUE BEACH, AND CAT ISLAND  
1121 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE......LOW AT 11:49 AM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL**....NONE.  
WATERSPOUT RISK**...........NONE.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING EAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE......HIGH AT 06:30 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:42 PM EDT.  
REMARKS.....................NONE.  
   
OUTLOOK
 
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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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