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Marine Weather and Tides
Waves, NC

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5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 5:49AMSunset 8:15PM Friday May 26, 2017 3:26 AM EDT (07:26 UTC) Moonrise 6:45AMMoonset 9:08PM Illumination 1% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 1 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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AMZ152 S Of Oregon Inlet To Cape Hatteras Nc Out 20 Nm- 319 Am Edt Fri May 26 2017
.small craft advisory in effect through this evening...
Today..W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Tonight..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Sat..W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming sw in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Sat night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
Sun night..NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Waves, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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Fxus62 kmhx 260505
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area forecast discussion
national weather service newport morehead city nc
105 am edt Fri may 26 2017

Synopsis
High pressure will pass to the south Friday and Saturday. A
frontal boundary will move south into the region Saturday night
and become stationary through Tuesday morning, when it will
move off the coast. Another front will move in Wednesday and
become stationary across the area.

Near term until 6 am this morning
As of 1 am fri... Last of the clouds about to exit the northern
outer banks. Clear skies for the rest of the night across the
area. Expect overnight lows in the upper 50s to around 60
degrees inland to mid upper 60s south coast and outer banks.

Short term 6 am this morning through 6 pm Saturday
As of 330 pm thurs... Weak high pressure will build in from the
south through Saturday. Expect mostly sunny skies and much
warmer weather. Low level thicknesses are supporting mos
guidance with high temps in the low 80s inland and upper 70s
along the beaches.

Long term Saturday night through Thursday
As of 245 pm Thursday... Unsettled weather due to a stalled front
over the region will continue through early next week. Another
front will approach the area next Thursday.

Friday night through Sunday After a dry Friday night, weak
low pressure will move along the nc va border Saturday into
Saturday night as the mid-level ridge weakens and weak h5
shortwaves cross the region. A chance of precipitation will
occur mainly across the northern counties late Saturday into
Saturday night. As the weak boundary moves south and stalls on
Sunday, scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will continue
over most of the area on Sunday. H8 temps will support a rather
warm weekend, especially inland with highs into the lower 90s
with mid 80s along the coast.

Sunday night through Tuesday... Deep moisture will linger across
the CWA through early next week with a stalled boundary over the
southern part of nc. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will
continue and will continue with 30-40 pct pop through the
period. Temperatures will be slightly cooler with most of our
cwa north of the boundary with highs mid 80s and lows mid 60s.

Tuesday night through Wednesday night... Weak ridging will build
in from the west shunting any precipitation to near or just off
the coast. Temperatures will be a degree or two cooler with
highs mid 80s and lows in the low mid 60s.

Thursday... Scattered showers and thunderstorms return,
especially later in the day, as another slow-moving cold front
enters the area from the west.

Aviation 06z Friday through Tuesday
Short term through tonight
as of 1 am fri...VFR skc through the TAF period. Surface winds
will be west today and tonight, 10-20 knots today diminishing to
less than 10 knots tonight.

Long term Fri night through tues
as of 245 pm Thursday...VFR conditions are expected Friday night
and Saturday with weak mid-level ridging in place. Occasional
MVFR ceilings and vsbys will then be possible starting Saturday
night and continuing into Tuesday as a weak frontal boundary
stalls over the region with scattered showers and a few embedded
thunderstorms.

Marine
Short term tonight and Friday
as of 1 am fri... Current zones in good shape. No changes
needed. Latest buoy obs are showing SW winds 15-25 with gusts up
to 30 knots. Seas are 6 to 10 ft south of oregon inlet with the
highest over the southern waters, meanwhile 3 to 5 ft north.

Southwest winds will continue 15-25 knots with occasional gusts
up to 35 knots (occasional gale gusts) south of CAPE hatteras as
the pressure gradient tightens. Winds will start to decrease
early Friday morning (before sunrise), then becoming west 15-20
knots Friday afternoon. Seas will be 7 to 11 ft south of oregon
inlet and 4 to 6 ft north tonight and overnight. Seas will
subside 4 to 6 ft Friday afternoon. No change to current small
craft advisories now in effect.

Long term Fri night through tues
as of 245 pm Thursday... Seas will gradually fall below 6 feet
over the central waters Friday night with improving and
relatively quiet marine conditions for most of the upcoming
week. With upper ridge offshore and a weak boundary impacting
inland areas, expect winds to continue SW at 10-15 knots with
occasional gusts to 20 knots, especially during the evening
hours over the next several days. Per latest local nwps swan and
wavewatch, seas should range from 2-5 feet through the period.

Mhx watches warnings advisories
Nc... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory until 2 pm edt this afternoon for amz135.

Small craft advisory until noon edt today for amz130-131-150.

Small craft advisory until 11 pm edt this evening for amz152-
154.

Small craft advisory until 9 pm edt this evening for amz156-
158.

Synopsis... Bm
near term... Hsa tl
short term... Bm
long term... Ctc
aviation... Hsa tl
marine... Hsa tl


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
41062 20 mi86 min WSW 23 G 29 69°F 65°F1006.6 hPa (+0.8)
44095 27 mi38 min 66°F6 ft
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 38 mi44 min SW 24 G 28 70°F 71°F1006.4 hPa
41025 - Diamond Shoals 43 mi36 min W 29 G 35 74°F 78°F9 ft1007.5 hPa (+0.9)61°F
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 46 mi38 min WSW 17 G 25 70°F 73°F1007.7 hPa

Wind History for Oregon Inlet Marina, NC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Hatteras, Mitchell Field, NC41 mi35 minWSW 12 G 2510.00 miFair70°F55°F59%1007.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Rodanthe, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina
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Rodanthe
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Fri -- 05:24 AM EDT     0.01 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 06:47 AM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 10:55 AM EDT     0.84 feet High Tide
Fri -- 04:55 PM EDT     -0.03 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 08:08 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:10 PM EDT     Moonset
Fri -- 11:29 PM EDT     1.20 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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10.80.50.20.1000.10.40.60.80.80.80.60.30.10-000.20.40.811.2

Tide / Current Tables for Avon, North Carolina
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Avon
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Fri -- 02:24 AM EDT     -0.58 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 06:48 AM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 08:17 AM EDT     2.81 feet High Tide
Fri -- 02:12 PM EDT     -0.66 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 08:07 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:45 PM EDT     4.11 feet High Tide
Fri -- 09:10 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.8-0.1-0.5-0.500.81.72.42.82.72.21.30.4-0.3-0.7-0.50.11.22.33.344.13.72.8

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Newport/Morehead City, NC (3,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Morehead City, NC
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