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Surf Zone Forecast

Risk Definitions


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SURFZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
458 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NCZ106-012015-
COASTAL PENDER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL ISLAND
458 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND 
                    THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 3 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT 
                    STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT TOPSAIL INLET...

LOW TIDE 0.2 FEET AT 6:20 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 2.9 FEET AT 11:55 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 6:38 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 2.8 FEET AT 12:01 AM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.2 FEET AT 6:57 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 2.9 FEET AT 12:40 PM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 7:28 PM SATURDAY

$$

NCZ108-012015-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...MASONBORO ISLAND...
CAROLINA BEACH...KURE BEACH...FORT FISHER
458 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND 
                    THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 3 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT 
                    STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT MERCER PIER...

LOW TIDE 0.3 FEET AT 5:19 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.8 FEET AT 11:53 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 5:36 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.7 FEET AT 11:55 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 6:01 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.9 FEET AT 12:35 PM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 6:33 PM SATURDAY

$$

NCZ110-012015-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BALD HEAD ISLAND...OAK ISLAND...
HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SUNSET BEACH
458 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND 
                    THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...WEAK EAST TO WEST LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL 
                    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW TIDE...AND 
                    NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT LOCKWOODS FOLLY...

LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 5:46 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.0 FEET AT 11:57 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 6:09 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.0 FEET AT 11:54 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 6:23 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.1 FEET AT 12:44 PM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.9 FEET AT 6:55 PM SATURDAY

$$

SCZ054-012015-
COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHERRY GROVE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
ATLANTIC BEACH...WINDY HILL...MYRTLE BEACH GRANDSTRAND...
SURFSIDE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
458 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND 
                    THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT FROM N MYRTLE BEACH NORTH...AROUND 2 FEET. 
SURF HEIGHT SOUTH OF N MYRTLE BEACH.....AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE.
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............EXTREME (GREATER THAN 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......OCCASIONAL 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.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SPRINGMAID PIER...

LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 5:31 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.8 FEET AT 11:53 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 5:54 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.7 FEET AT 11:50 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 6:08 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.9 FEET AT 12:40 PM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.9 FEET AT 6:40 PM SATURDAY

$$

SCZ056-012015-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...MURRELLS INLET...LITCHFIELD BEACH...
PAWLEYS ISLAND...DEBIDUE BEACH...CAT ISLAND
458 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND 
                    THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL 
                    POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW TIDE...AND 
                    NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE...

LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 5:29 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.3 FEET AT 11:51 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 5:56 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.5 FEET AT 11:50 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 6:09 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.4 FEET AT 12:34 PM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 6:46 PM SATURDAY

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