including the beaches of...Hammocks Beach...North Topsail Beach
346 PM EDT Mon may 4 2015
Rip current risk:
Bogue Inlet to Surf City...low risk.
Even when the risk is low...rip currents can occur at any
time...especially close to piers jetties and sand bars.
UV index: very high...from 10 am to 4 PM.
Weather: sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Bogue Inlet to Surf City...1 to 2 feet.
Area water temperatures:
at North Topsail Beach...
High tide at 8:39 PM
low tide at 3:01 am Tue
high tide at 8:56 am Tue
low tide at 2:44 PM Tue
All beach goers should remain aware of inherent dangers when
entering the surf including strong rip currents...swift
longshore currents...pounding shore break and shallow sand bars.
It is safest if you swim at a guarded beach and always heed the
advice of lifeguards and beach patrol.
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