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Surf Zone Forecast

Risk Definitions


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SURFZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
335 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

NCZ106-211945-
COASTAL PENDER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL ISLAND
335 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...AROUND 80. 
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.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT TOPSAIL INLET...

LOW TIDE 0.5 FEET AT 1:10 AM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.0 FEET AT 6:30 AM SUNDAY
LOW TIDE 0.4 FEET AT 1:15 PM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.3 FEET AT 6:52 PM SUNDAY

$$

NCZ108-211945-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...MASONBORO ISLAND...
CAROLINA BEACH...KURE BEACH...FORT FISHER
335 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...WEAK LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...AROUND 80. 
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.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT MERCER PIER...

HIGH TIDE 4.1 FEET AT 6:06 AM SUNDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:04 PM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.3 FEET AT 6:26 PM SUNDAY

$$

NCZ110-211945-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BALD HEAD ISLAND...OAK ISLAND...
HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SUNSET BEACH
335 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 12 PM...THEN 
                    SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...MODERATE LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
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.....MODERATE RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT LOCKWOODS FOLLY...

LOW TIDE 0.9 FEET AT 12:28 AM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.3 FEET AT 6:17 AM SUNDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 12:30 PM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.7 FEET AT 6:27 PM SUNDAY

$$

SCZ054-211945-
COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHERRY GROVE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
ATLANTIC BEACH...WINDY HILL...MYRTLE BEACH GRANDSTRAND...
SURFSIDE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
335 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 12 PM...THEN 
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN 
                    WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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...UPPER 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.....LOW RISK OF WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SPRINGMAID PIER...

LOW TIDE 0.9 FEET AT 12:13 AM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.2 FEET AT 6:13 AM SUNDAY
LOW TIDE 0.7 FEET AT 12:15 PM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.5 FEET AT 6:23 PM SUNDAY

$$

SCZ056-211945-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...MURRELLS INLET...LITCHFIELD BEACH...
PAWLEYS ISLAND...DEBIDUE BEACH...CAT ISLAND
335 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 12 PM...THEN 
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...NONE. 
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 WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE...

LOW TIDE 0.8 FEET AT 12:09 AM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.8 FEET AT 6:17 AM SUNDAY
LOW TIDE 0.6 FEET AT 12:20 PM SUNDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.1 FEET AT 6:33 PM SUNDAY

$$

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