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Surf Zone Forecast

Risk Definitions


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SURFZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
445 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NCZ106-222015-
COASTAL PENDER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL ISLAND
445 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF 
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...MODERATE SOUTH TO NORTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......INFREQUENT 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 2.6 FEET AT 6:17 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.3 FEET AT 12:55 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.4 FEET AT 6:46 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 1:48 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 2.8 FEET AT 6:59 AM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.2 FEET AT 1:38 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.4 FEET AT 7:24 PM SATURDAY

$$

NCZ108-222015-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...MASONBORO ISLAND...
CAROLINA BEACH...KURE BEACH...FORT FISHER
445 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF 
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...MODERATE SOUTH TO NORTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......INFREQUENT 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 3.7 FEET AT 5:48 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 11:45 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.3 FEET AT 6:15 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:33 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.9 FEET AT 6:33 AM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.3 FEET AT 12:30 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.4 FEET AT 6:55 PM SATURDAY

$$

NCZ110-222015-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BALD HEAD ISLAND...OAK ISLAND...
HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SUNSET BEACH
445 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE 
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...MODERATE EAST TO WEST LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......VERY INFREQUENT 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 4.0 FEET AT 6:01 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 12:14 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.6 FEET AT 6:20 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 1:05 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.1 FEET AT 6:47 AM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 12:57 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.7 FEET AT 7:01 PM SATURDAY

$$

SCZ054-222015-
COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHERRY GROVE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
ATLANTIC BEACH...WINDY HILL...MYRTLE BEACH GRANDSTRAND...
SURFSIDE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
445 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE 
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88. 
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 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...MODERATE EAST TO WEST LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......VERY INFREQUENT 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 4.7 FEET AT 5:57 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 11:59 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.5 FEET AT 6:16 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 12:50 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.9 FEET AT 6:43 AM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 12:42 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.6 FEET AT 6:57 PM SATURDAY

$$

SCZ056-222015-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...MURRELLS INLET...LITCHFIELD BEACH...
PAWLEYS ISLAND...DEBIDUE BEACH...CAT ISLAND
445 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE 
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90. 
BEACH WINDS.........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN 
                    THE AFTERNOON. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...MODERATE EAST TO WEST LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 80S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......VERY INFREQUENT 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 4.4 FEET AT 5:59 AM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.3 FEET AT 12:01 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.1 FEET AT 6:24 PM FRIDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:45 AM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.5 FEET AT 6:46 AM SATURDAY
LOW TIDE 0.3 FEET AT 12:47 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.1 FEET AT 7:06 PM SATURDAY

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