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SURFZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
451 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

NCZ106-210000-
COASTAL PENDER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL ISLAND
451 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74. 
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE 
                    AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...WEAK NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S. 
UV INDEX............MODERATE (3 TO 5). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL 
                    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW TIDE...AND 
                    NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....LOW RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT TOPSAIL INLET...

HIGH TIDE 3.2 FEET AT 5:57 AM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 12:47 PM MONDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.1 FEET AT 6:13 PM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 1:00 AM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.4 FEET AT 6:36 AM TUESDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 1:29 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.2 FEET AT 6:51 PM TUESDAY

$$

NCZ108-210000-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...MASONBORO ISLAND...
CAROLINA BEACH...KURE BEACH...FORT FISHER
451 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...WEAK NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S. 
UV INDEX............MODERATE (3 TO 5). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL 
                    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW TIDE...AND 
                    NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....LOW RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT MERCER PIER...

HIGH TIDE 4.2 FEET AT 5:35 AM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 11:34 AM MONDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.1 FEET AT 5:51 PM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 11:55 PM MONDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.5 FEET AT 6:17 AM TUESDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:19 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.2 FEET AT 6:31 PM TUESDAY

$$

NCZ110-210000-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BALD HEAD ISLAND...OAK ISLAND...
HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SUNSET BEACH
451 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74. 
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE 
                    AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 70S. 
UV INDEX............MODERATE (3 TO 5). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL 
                    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW TIDE...AND 
                    NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....LOW RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT LOCKWOODS FOLLY...

HIGH TIDE 4.4 FEET AT 5:41 AM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.9 FEET AT 12:00 PM MONDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.5 FEET AT 5:48 PM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 12:24 AM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.6 FEET AT 6:23 AM TUESDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 12:44 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.5 FEET AT 6:30 PM TUESDAY

$$

SCZ054-210000-
COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHERRY GROVE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
ATLANTIC BEACH...WINDY HILL...MYRTLE BEACH GRANDSTRAND...
SURFSIDE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
451 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT FROM N MYRTLE BEACH NORTH...1 FOOT OR LESS. 
SURF HEIGHT SOUTH OF N MYRTLE BEACH.....AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...WEAK NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 70S. 
UV INDEX............MODERATE (3 TO 5). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP RISK FROM N MYRTLE BEACH NORTH...LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS 
                                     ARE STILL 
                                     POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND 
                                     LOW TIDE...AND NEAR JETTIES 
                                     AND PIERS. 
RIP RISK SOUTH OF N MYRTLE BEACH.....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS 
                                     ARE STILL 
                                     POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND 
                                     LOW TIDE...AND NEAR JETTIES 
                                     AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....NO WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SPRINGMAID PIER...

HIGH TIDE 5.3 FEET AT 5:37 AM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 11:45 AM MONDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.3 FEET AT 5:44 PM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 12:09 AM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.5 FEET AT 6:19 AM TUESDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 12:29 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.4 FEET AT 6:26 PM TUESDAY

$$

SCZ056-210000-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...MURRELLS INLET...LITCHFIELD BEACH...
PAWLEYS ISLAND...DEBIDUE BEACH...CAT ISLAND
451 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75. 
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE 
                    AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...WEAK NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 60S. 
UV INDEX............MODERATE (3 TO 5). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL 
                    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW TIDE...AND 
                    NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....NO WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE...

HIGH TIDE 4.9 FEET AT 5:46 AM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 11:50 AM MONDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.9 FEET AT 5:56 PM MONDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:08 AM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.1 FEET AT 6:30 AM TUESDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:35 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.0 FEET AT 6:38 PM TUESDAY

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