Surf Zone Forecast - Rip Current Risk

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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
917 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014
Please take note of the issued date

.FOR THE BEACHES OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE...

NJZ014-024>026-011630-
EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-
917 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY WEATHER......... MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE.... IN THE UPPER 70S.
BEACH WINDS......... SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF................ AROUND 3 FEET.
SWELL............... SOUTHEAST SWELL 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD..... 7 SECONDS.
SURF TEMPERATURE.... IN THE LOWER 70S.
UVI INDEX........... 5 - MODERATE.
RIP CURRENT RISK.... LOW. HOWEVER...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR
PIERS AND JETTIES. RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
ELSEWHERE...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LOWER
PORTION OF THE TIDE CYCLE. SWIM IN AREAS WHERE
LIFE GUARDS ARE PRESENT AND TALK WITH THEM
ABOUT ANY HAZARDS IN THE SURF ZONE.
LIGHTNING THREAT.... MODERATE. IMPLIES THAT THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE.


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT ATLANTIC CITY...

LOW TIDE AT 5:25 AM...
HIGH TIDE AT 11:41 AM...
LOW TIDE AT 5:45 PM...
HIGH TIDE AT 11:40 PM...

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DEZ004-011630-
DELAWARE BEACHES-
917 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.TOMORROW...
SKY WEATHER......... MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE.... AROUND 80.
BEACH WINDS......... SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF................ 2 TO 3 FEET.
SWELL............... SOUTHEAST SWELL AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD..... 7 SECONDS.
SURF TEMPERATURE.... IN THE LOWER 70S.
UVI INDEX........... 5 - MODERATE.
RIP CURRENT RISK.... LOW. HOWEVER...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR
PIERS AND JETTIES. RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
ELSEWHERE...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LOWER
PORTION OF THE TIDE CYCLE. SWIM IN AREAS WHERE
LIFE GUARDS ARE PRESENT AND TALK WITH THEM
ABOUT ANY HAZARDS IN THE SURF ZONE.
LIGHTNING THREAT.... MODERATE. IMPLIES THAT THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE.


TIDE INFORMATION...

AT REHOBOTH BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 5:46 AM...
HIGH TIDE AT 12:03 PM...
LOW TIDE AT 6:08 PM...

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Low Risk
A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, Rip Currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures.
Moderate Risk
A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life guard, and never swim alone or at night.
High Risk
A high risk of rip currents means dangerous and potentially life threatening conditions exist for all people entering the surf.
Click here for the definition of Low Risk Rip Current Click here for the definition of Moderate Risk Rip Current Click here for the definition of High Risk Rip Current