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Marine Weather and Tides
River Road, NC

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Sunrise 5:58AMSunset 8:13PM Sunday May 20, 2018 10:08 AM EDT (14:08 UTC) Moonrise 10:10AMMoonset 12:00AM Illumination 31% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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AMZ135 Pamlico Sound- 921 Am Edt Sun May 20 2018
Rest of today..SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers late this morning and early afternoon, then a slight chance of showers late.
Tonight..SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
Mon..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon night..SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Wed..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu..N winds around 10 kt, becoming se. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near River Road, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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area forecast discussion
national weather service newport morehead city nc
910 am edt Sun may 20 2018

Synopsis
Tropical moisture will continue over the area into early next week
with high pressure offshore and frontal boundaries remaining to the
west and north. A cold front will approach from the north midweek.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
As of 905 am sun... No changes planned to current forecast.

Eastern nc will remain in a weakly forced but very moist
environment today with anomalously high pw values around 1.75"
a band of broken showers currently extends from near
jacksonville northeast to columbia and is forecast to move east
across the area for the remainder of the morning hours with most
of the "inner banks" region adjacent to the sounds seeing a
brief period of showers possible thunderstorm this morning.

Then this afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms are
forecast to develop, especially inland as local sea sound breeze
circulations act as a trigger. High temps will warm into the
upper 70s and low 80s later today, again inhibited by
considerable cloudiness due to the high moisture content of the
atmosphere.

Short term 6 pm this evening through 6 am Monday
As of 655 am sun... Scattered shower activity is expected
tonight, but will be mainly along the coast. Have chance pops
across the coast, with a slight chance of precip inland. Low
temps will be warm and muggy again, in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Long term Monday through Saturday
As of 330 am Sunday... Little change in the overall pattern is
expected for the early part of the week, but a pattern shift
will occur around midweek as a back door front drops south
across the region, finally bringing some drier air to the region
for the latter portion of the week.

Monday and Tuesday... High pressure ridge over the atlantic to
continue to provide moist southwest winds across our area for
the early part of the week. Weak mid-level shortwave energy will
enhance convection a bit on Monday, but less activity is
indicated by the model consensus for Tuesday. High temperatures
will generally range in the low to mid 80s.

Wednesday and Thursday... A pattern shift Wednesday night into
Thursday will bring in a drier pattern for the latter portion of
the week. Good model consensus for a back door cold front to
move into the CWA between 06z and 12z on Thursday. The front
will provide sufficient convergence to enhance shower and
thunderstorm activity ahead of it on Wednesday, before slightly
cooler and more stable air reaches the area Wednesday night.

Pop-wise, Wednesday appears to be the wettest day of the week.

Temperatures will be slightly cooler for Thursday with less
coverage of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday and Saturday... A light E SE flow Friday become more
southerly on Saturday and increases a bit bringing a return of
more humidity and warmer temperatures. In fact, Saturday appears
to be the warmest day of the week with highs well into the 80s
away from the water. Rain chances Friday and Saturday will be
below climatology.

Aviation 13z Sunday through Thursday
Short term through Monday morning ...

as of 655 am sun... MVFR conditions are present across the
airspace this morning, and will continue until late morning,
whenVFR conditions return. Scattered to numerous rain showers
are again forecasted today, which could reduce flying conditions
temporarily through Monday morning.

Long term Monday through Thursday ...

as of 335 am Sunday... Scattered showers and thunderstorms are
possible Monday through Wednesday, mainly diurnally driven
during the afternoon and evening hours. This could produce some
occasional sub-vfr conditions. Drier and slightly cooler air
should produce a generallyVFR day for Thursday.

Marine
Short term through Sunday ...

as of 905 am sun... No changes to current forecast. Small craft
conditions will continue through tonight across the southern and
central waters for hazardous seas of 4-7 ft, and southerly
winds mostly 15-20 kts with gusts around 25 kts. Seas and winds
will begin to decrease this evening, with winds becoming 10-15
kts by Monday morning, with seas decreasing to 3-5 ft.

Long term Monday through Thursday ...

as of 340 am Sunday... A very steady-state marine forecast
through midweek as high pressure offshore continues to provide
sw winds at 10-15 knots with seas running around 3 to 4 feet. A
back door front finally crosses the area between about 06z and
12z Thursday morning leading to a more NE wind flow, but winds
speeds should still remain at or below 15 knots with seas at 4
feet or less.

Mhx watches warnings advisories
Nc... Beach hazards statement until 8 pm edt this evening for ncz095-
098-103-104.

Marine... Small craft advisory until 9 am edt Monday for amz154.

Small craft advisory until 6 am edt Monday for amz156-158.

Small craft advisory until midnight edt tonight for amz152.

Synopsis... Jme sgk
near term... Jme sgk
short term... Sgk
long term... Ctc
aviation... Ctc sgk
marine... Jme ctc sgk


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BFTN7 - 8656483 - Beaufort, NC 56 mi50 min S 13 G 16 76°F 76°F1021.6 hPa
CLKN7 - Cape Lookout, NC 65 mi68 min S 15 G 16 1021.9 hPa (+0.0)
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 71 mi50 min SSW 4.1 G 9.9 75°F 74°F1021.6 hPa

Wind History for Beaufort, NC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Washington, Warren Field Airport, NC6 mi73 minS 37.00 miOvercast76°F72°F90%1021.3 hPa
Pitt-Greenville Airport, NC23 mi63 minSW 87.00 miMostly Cloudy73°F71°F94%1021.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Core Creek Bridge, North Carolina
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Core Creek Bridge
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Sun -- 12:31 AM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 01:15 AM EDT     2.47 feet High Tide
Sun -- 06:00 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 08:03 AM EDT     -0.06 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 11:10 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 01:51 PM EDT     2.09 feet High Tide
Sun -- 08:06 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 08:12 PM EDT     0.02 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.22.52.42.11.610.50.1-0.10.10.51.11.622.11.91.61.10.60.200.10.51

Tide / Current Tables for North River Bridge, North Carolina
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North River Bridge
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Sun -- 12:31 AM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 02:14 AM EDT     2.11 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:59 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:25 AM EDT     -0.05 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 11:10 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:50 PM EDT     1.79 feet High Tide
Sun -- 08:06 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:34 PM EDT     0.02 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.41.92.12.11.81.410.50.2-000.30.81.31.71.81.71.410.60.2000.3

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