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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
440 AM EDT THU SEP 19 2019  
 
NCZ106-200000-  
COASTAL PENDER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SURF CITY AND TOPSAIL ISLAND  
440 AM EDT THU SEP 19 2019  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 12 PM, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.  
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 4 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 70S.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...VERY HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY  
IN THE SURF ZONE.  
WATERSPOUT THREAT...NO WATERSPOUTS.  
OTHER HAZARDS.......STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT.  
 
OUTLOOK.............ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK EXPECTED INTO THE  
WEEKEND DUE TO SWELLS FROM HURRICANE HUMBERTO.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT TOPSAIL INLET...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 4:51 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:20 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 5:36 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:34 PM  
 

 
 
NCZ108-200000-  
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, MASONBORO ISLAND,  
CAROLINA BEACH, KURE BEACH, AND FORT FISHER  
440 AM EDT THU SEP 19 2019  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 12 PM, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS...............BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.  
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 5 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 70S.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...VERY HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY  
IN THE SURF ZONE.  
WATERSPOUT THREAT...NO WATERSPOUTS.  
OTHER HAZARDS.......STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT.  
 
OUTLOOK.............ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK EXPECTED INTO THE  
WEEKEND DUE TO SWELLS FROM HURRICANE HUMBERTO.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT MERCER PIER...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 4:54 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:25 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 5:35 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:44 PM  
 

 
 
NCZ110-200000-  
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BALD HEAD ISLAND, OAK ISLAND, HOLDEN BEACH,  
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, AND SUNSET BEACH  
440 AM EDT THU SEP 19 2019  
 
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS...............BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SURF HEIGHT EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.....AROUND 1 FOOT.  
SURF HEIGHT FROM OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST...2 TO 3 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...VERY HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
RIP RISK EAST OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
RIP RISK FROM OCEAN ISLE BEACH WEST...HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
WATERSPOUT THREAT...NO WATERSPOUTS.  
OTHER HAZARDS.......NONE.  
 
OUTLOOK.............ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK EXPECTED INTO THE  
WEEKEND DUE TO SWELLS FROM HURRICANE HUMBERTO.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT LOCKWOODS FOLLY...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:28 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:25 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:01 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:55 PM  
 

 
 
SCZ054-200000-  
COASTAL HORRY-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHERRY GROVE, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH,  
ATLANTIC BEACH, WINDY HILL, MYRTLE BEACH, SURFSIDE BEACH,  
AND GARDEN CITY  
440 AM EDT THU SEP 19 2019  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.  
SURF HEIGHT NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH.....2 TO 3 FEET.  
SURF HEIGHT FROM MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH...AROUND 3 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...VERY HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
RIP RISK NORTH OF MYRTLE BEACH...HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
RIP RISK FROM MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH...HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
WATERSPOUT THREAT...NO WATERSPOUTS.  
OTHER HAZARDS.......STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT.  
 
OUTLOOK.............ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK EXPECTED INTO THE  
WEEKEND DUE TO SWELLS FROM HURRICANE HUMBERTO.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SPRINGMAID PIER...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:13 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:21 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 5:46 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:51 PM  
 

 
 
SCZ056-200000-  
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF MURRELLS INLET, LITCHFIELD BEACH,  
PAWLEYS ISLAND, DEBIDUE BEACH, AND CAT ISLAND  
440 AM EDT THU SEP 19 2019  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
 
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS...............BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.  
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 4 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...VERY HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY  
IN THE SURF ZONE.  
WATERSPOUT THREAT...NO WATERSPOUTS.  
OTHER HAZARDS.......STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT.  
 
OUTLOOK.............ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK EXPECTED INTO THE  
WEEKEND DUE TO SWELLS FROM HURRICANE HUMBERTO.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:15 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:22 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 5:48 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:44 PM  
 

 
 
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