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Surf Zone Forecast

Risk Definitions


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SURFZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
804 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

NCZ106-180000-
COASTAL PENDER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL ISLAND
804 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 4 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 60S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT 
                    STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....NO WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT TOPSAIL INLET...

LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 4:31 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 2.8 FEET AT 9:45 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 4:22 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.7 FEET AT 10:10 PM THURSDAY

$$

NCZ108-180000-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...MASONBORO ISLAND...
CAROLINA BEACH...KURE BEACH...FORT FISHER
804 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 4 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 60S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT 
                    STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....NO WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT MERCER PIER...

LOW TIDE -0.4 FEET AT 3:32 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 3.8 FEET AT 9:29 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE -0.4 FEET AT 3:37 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.7 FEET AT 9:57 PM THURSDAY

$$

NCZ110-180000-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BALD HEAD ISLAND...OAK ISLAND...
HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SUNSET BEACH
804 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 2 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...MODERATE EAST TO WEST LONGSHORE CURRENT.
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 60S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
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 LOCKWOODS FOLLY...

LOW TIDE -0.3 FEET AT 3:54 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.3 FEET AT 9:29 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:58 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.0 FEET AT 9:59 PM THURSDAY

$$

SCZ054-180000-
COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHERRY GROVE...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
ATLANTIC BEACH...WINDY HILL...MYRTLE BEACH GRANDSTRAND...
SURFSIDE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
804 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT FROM N MYRTLE BEACH NORTH...AROUND 3 FEET. 
SURF HEIGHT SOUTH OF N MYRTLE BEACH.....AROUND 4 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 60S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP RISK FROM N MYRTLE BEACH NORTH...MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE 
                                     CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR 
                                     MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
RIP RISK SOUTH OF N MYRTLE BEACH.....MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE 
                                     CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR 
                                     MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....NO WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SPRINGMAID PIER...

LOW TIDE -0.3 FEET AT 3:39 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.1 FEET AT 9:25 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE -0.2 FEET AT 3:43 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 6.0 FEET AT 9:55 PM THURSDAY

$$

SCZ056-180000-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...MURRELLS INLET...LITCHFIELD BEACH...
PAWLEYS ISLAND...DEBIDUE BEACH...CAT ISLAND
804 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65. 
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
SURF HEIGHT.........AROUND 4 FEET. 
OTHER SURF CONDITIONS...STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH LONGSHORE CURRENT. 
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 60S. 
UV INDEX............VERY HIGH (8 TO 10). 
LIGHTNING RISK......NO LIGHTNING. 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT 
                    STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. 
WATERSPOUT RISK.....NO WATERSPOUTS. 


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WINYAH BAY ENTRANCE...

LOW TIDE -0.3 FEET AT 3:47 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 4.6 FEET AT 9:39 AM THURSDAY
LOW TIDE -0.3 FEET AT 3:46 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE 5.3 FEET AT 10:08 PM THURSDAY

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