Surf Forecast
Outer Banks Hyde-
including the beaches of...Ocracoke
405 PM EDT Thu Aug 21 2014

.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: low. Isolated cloud to ground lightning possible. 

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

Weather: partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance 
         of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. 
         Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 

Surf height: 
Ocracoke...1 to 3 feet.

Tide information:
at Ocracoke Inlet...

High tide at 5:51 PM
low tide at 12:18 am Fri
high tide at 6:06 am Fri
low tide at 12:06 PM 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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