Outer Banks Dare-
including the beaches of...Duck...Kitty Hawk...Kill Devil Hills...
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
323 PM EDT Sat may 30 2015
Rip current risk:
Duck to Rodanthe...moderate risk.
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...moderate risk.
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...moderate risk.
A moderate risk means wind...wave and tide conditions support the
development of stronger or more frequent rip currents along the
beaches. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a
rip current should enter the water.
Lightning risk: none. No cloud to ground lightning expected.
UV index: very high...from 10 am to 4 PM.
Weather: sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Duck to Rodanthe...2 to 4 feet.
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...3 to 5 feet.
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...3 to 5 feet.
Area water temperatures:
Oregon Inlet Marina...76.
at Cape Hatteras...
High tide at 6:12 PM
low tide at 12:36 am sun
high tide at 6:21 am sun
low tide at 12:18 PM sun
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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