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Surf Zone Forecast

Risk Definitions


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SURFZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

NCZ106-030000-
COASTAL PENDER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL ISLAND
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78. 
BEACH WINDS.........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 
                    AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........1 TO 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 70S. 
UV INDEX............HIGH (6 TO 7). 
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 2.8 FEET AT 1:56 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 8:40 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.6 FEET AT 2:37 PM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 9:47 PM THURSDAY

$$

NCZ108-030000-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...MASONBORO ISLAND...
CAROLINA BEACH...KURE BEACH...FORT FISHER
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING 
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........1 TO 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 70S. 
UV INDEX............HIGH (6 TO 7). 
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 3.9 FEET AT 1:40 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 8:09 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.7 FEET AT 2:17 PM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 9:01 PM THURSDAY

$$

NCZ110-030000-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BALD HEAD ISLAND...OAK ISLAND...
HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SUNSET BEACH
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78. 
BEACH WINDS.........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 
                    AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 1 FOOT. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S. 
UV INDEX............HIGH (6 TO 7). 
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 4.2 FEET AT 1:53 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 8:14 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.0 FEET AT 2:36 PM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 9:08 PM THURSDAY

$$

SCZ054-030000-
COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHERRY GROVE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
ATLANTIC BEACH...WINDY HILL...MYRTLE BEACH GRANDSTRAND...
SURFSIDE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79. 
BEACH WINDS.........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 
                    AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT FROM N MYRTLE BEACH NORTH...AROUND 1 FOOT. 
SURF HEIGHT SOUTH OF N MYRTLE BEACH.....AROUND 1 FOOT. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S. 
UV INDEX............HIGH (6 TO 7). 
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.....LOW RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SPRINGMAID PIER...

HIGH TIDE 5.0 FEET AT 1:49 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 7:59 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.9 FEET AT 2:32 PM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 8:53 PM THURSDAY

$$

SCZ056-030000-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...MURRELLS INLET...LITCHFIELD BEACH...
PAWLEYS ISLAND...DEBIDUE BEACH...CAT ISLAND
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80. 
BEACH WINDS.........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 
                    AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 1 FOOT. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S. 
UV INDEX............HIGH (6 TO 7). 
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 WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE...

HIGH TIDE 4.6 FEET AT 1:45 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 8:05 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.3 FEET AT 2:38 PM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 9:02 PM THURSDAY

$$


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