Surf Forecast

Outer Banks Hyde-
including the beaches of...Ocracoke
444 am EDT Thu Jul 30 2015

.Today...
Rip current risk:
Ocracoke...low risk.

Even when the risk is low...rip currents can occur at any
time...especially close to piers...jetties and sand bars.
 
Lightning risk: none. No cloud to ground lightning expected. 

UV index: very high...from 10 am to 4 PM. 

Weather: partly cloudy. Isolated showers this morning. Highs in the 
         upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 

Surf height: 
Ocracoke...2 to 3 feet.

Tide information:
at Ocracoke Inlet...

High tide at 6:58 am
low tide at 1:00 PM
high tide at 7:32 PM
low tide at 1:59 am Fri

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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