Surf Forecast

Outer Banks Dare-
including the beaches of...Duck...Kitty Hawk...Kill Devil Hills...
Nags Head...Rodanthe...Avon...Cape Hatteras
341 PM EDT Fri Jun 18 2010

.Saturday...
Rip current risk:
Duck to Rodanthe...low risk.
Rodanthe to Cape Hatteras...low risk.
Cape Hatteras to Hatteras Inlet...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: sunny. Highs in the middle 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 
         mph. 

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

Area water temperatures:
Duck...74.
Avalon pier...74.
Oregon Inlet Marina...76.
Hatteras Island fishing pier...66.

Tide information:
at Cape Hatteras...

Low tide at 7:17 PM.
High tide at 1:23 am Saturday.
Low tide at 7:45 am Saturday.
High tide at 2:15 PM Saturday.

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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