Surf Forecast

Outer Banks Dare-
including the beaches of Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, 
Nags Head, Rodanthe, Avon, Buxton, 
and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
1046 am EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Rest of today... 
Rip current risk: 
Duck to Rodanthe...low risk. 
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...low risk. 
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...low risk. 

Lightning risk: low. Isolated cloud to ground lightning possible. 
UV index: moderate, from 10 am to 4 PM. 
Weather: partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms 
         this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds around 
         5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon.

Surf height: 
Duck to Rodanthe...1 to 2 feet.
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...1 to 2 feet.
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...1 to 2 feet.

Area water temperatures:
Duck Pier...70. 
Jennettes pier...72. 
Oregon Inlet Marina...76.

Tide information:
at Cape Hatteras...
high tide at 10:47 am.
Low tide at 4:44 PM.
High tide at 11:11 PM.
Low tide at 5:41 am Wed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Even when the risk is low, rip currents can occur at any time,
especially close to piers, jetties and sand bars. Always have a
flotation device with you in the water.

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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