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Rodanthe, NC

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Sunrise 6:17AMSunset 7:48PM Tuesday April 24, 2018 8:33 PM EDT (00:33 UTC) Moonrise 1:18PMMoonset 2:17AM Illumination 72% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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- 809 Pm Edt Tue Apr 24 2018
.gale warning in effect until 11 pm edt this evening...
Tonight..SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft, subsiding to 8 to 13 ft after midnight. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers.
Wed..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
Wed night..SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Thu..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming ne in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Thu night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Fri..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat..NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Rodanthe CDP, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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Fxus62 kmhx 250007
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area forecast discussion
national weather service newport morehead city nc
807 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018

Synopsis
Low pressure over the southeast states will move northeast Wednesday
and push a cold front through the area Wednesday night. Several weak
disturbances will affect the area late Thursday into the
weekend.

Near term until 6 am Wednesday morning
As of 7 pm tue... Area of showers moving north through the
northeast counties at present, with little else across the
area. Adjusted pops down this evening across most of the area
with only lingering slight chance along the outer banks and dry
elsewhere. Patchy fog may develop in wake of precip due to
saturated grounds, light winds, and skies becoming partly
cloudy. Lows quite mild in the upper 50s to low 60s with light s
winds.

Short term 6 am Wednesday morning through 6 pm Wednesday
As of 330 pm tue... Main short wave will pivot through nc during
the day, and with areas still under cyclonic flow, isolated
showers in the morning will become scattered in the afternoon,
and have inc pops to 30-50% interior to 20% coast. Otherwise,
warm conditions expected despite the mostly cloudy skies with
highs generally 70-77, warmest inland and coolest obx.

Long term Wednesday night through Tuesday
As of 330 am Tuesday... Weakening upper low just west of area
early Wed will move east across area during the day, then will
be followed a dampening short wave trough Thu night into early
Friday and then a stronger trough Saturday. This will keep
isolated to scattered shower threat in forecast that period,
then dry high pressure will build in Sat night into Monday.

Wednesday night through Saturday... Upper trough energy and pw
around 1 to 1.25 inch support chance pops for scattered shower
threat mainly Wed and again Thu night into Friday with mainly
slight chance pops for isolated activity rest of period. Some
model differences on surface low development with short wave thu
night into Friday with GFS stronger with inland low while ecmwf
and NAM support weaker low near coast. Temps near or slightly
below normal during period with lows mainly 50s and highs low-
mid 70s inland and 65-70 coast.

Sat night through Monday... Stronger upper trough passage with
associated cold front will bring in slightly cooler and drier
air mass during period, with some inland lows in 40s and highs
around 70.

Aviation 00z Wednesday through Sunday
Short term through Wednesday ...

as of 7 pm tue... A slight chance of a shower for the next hour
or so at pgv and iso, otherwise dry for the remainder of the
night. Patchy fog will develop by late evening, with 2-5 miles
in br expected after around 06z tonight. Conditions return to
vfr on Wed though sct showers will break out ESP during the
afternoon hours.

Strong SE winds 20-30 kt winds with gusts 35 kts, are expected
through this afternoon. There will also be some llws 40-50 kts
around 2000 ft which could cause problems at local airports.

Long term Wednesday through Sunday ...

as of 330 am Tuesday... Conditions will improve to mostlyVFR
through period, but the threat of isolated to scattered showers
will continue each day with a possibility of brief sub-vfr
conditions.

Marine
Short term through Wednesday ...

as of 8 pm tue... Quick update to zones to remove SCA headlines
from pamlico, pungo, neuse and bay rivers. No other changes. As
low moves away to the northeast tonight, winds will slowly
diminish though seas will remain elevated. Several headlines
expiring this evening as conditions slowly improve, so will be
sending out several updated zone packages through the evening.

Long term Wednesday night through Saturday ...

as of 330 am Tuesday... .Slow moving surface low will move
through Wed evening. Winds shift briefly to northerly behind
front early Thu but then some model differences with handling of
next surface low results in low confidence forecast of winds
rest of period. GFS indicates deepening surface low moving sw-ne
well inland of area Friday which results in moderate to strong
s-sw winds over waters. ECMWF and NAM indicate weaker surface
development along coast with stronger winds remaining offshore.

Models do agree on stronger front moving through late Saturday
followed by decent surge of northerly winds Sat night. Given
model differences, leaned to blend of superblend and previous
forecast for thu-sat period.

Elevated seas will gradually subside below 6 ft Wed night into
thu, then generally 3-4 ft rest of period but low confidence
forecast for thu-sat per above.

Tides coastal flooding
As of 330 am Tuesday... Se winds are increasing over the area as
expected with tightening pressure gradient ahead of surface low
to w-sw. Persistent period of SE winds 25-35 kt during the day
will result in a number of coastal impacts. Minor coastal
flooding will be for areas adjacent to the pamlico sound and
rivers. Wind will funnel water up the pamlico river, leading to
possible minor flooding up through the town of washington.

Minor coastal flooding, beach erosion, and overwash will be
possible through tonight for areas along the immediate coast.

Rough surf, dangerous shore break, and a high rip current risk
are expected along the beaches.

Mhx watches warnings advisories
Nc... Beach hazards statement from 8 am edt Wednesday through
Wednesday evening for ncz095-098-103-104.

High surf advisory until 2 pm edt Wednesday for ncz103-104.

High surf advisory until 11 pm edt this evening for ncz095-098.

Marine... Small craft advisory until 2 am edt Wednesday for amz135.

Small craft advisory until 11 pm edt this evening for amz130-
131.

Gale warning until 11 pm edt this evening for amz152-154.

Gale warning until 9 pm edt this evening for amz156.

Small craft advisory until 8 am edt Thursday for amz150.

Small craft advisory until 5 am edt Thursday for amz158.

Synopsis... Tl sgk
near term... Hsa tl
short term... Tl
long term... Jbm tl
aviation... Hsa tl jbm
marine... Hsa tl jbm
tides coastal flooding... Mhx


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 11 mi51 min ESE 15 G 23 60°F 54°F1012.5 hPa
44095 18 mi45 min 51°F13 ft
41062 30 mi93 min 19 G 27 1015 hPa (-1.9)
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 31 mi45 min SE 17 G 24 67°F 61°F1012.6 hPa
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 37 mi45 min SE 15 G 18 57°F 53°F1012.7 hPa
44056 - Duck FRF, NC 38 mi33 min 52°F9 ft
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 42 mi78 min 52°F13 ft
41025 - Diamond Shoals 47 mi33 min SE 29 G 41 69°F 70°F1012.5 hPa (-1.9)64°F
41063 63 mi153 min SSE 27 G 33 69°F 1012.4 hPa (-0.0)
44088 78 mi33 min 49°F15 ft
44014 - VIRGINIA BEACH 64 NM East of Virginia Beach, VA 78 mi43 min SE 18 G 21 56°F 50°F13 ft1015.3 hPa (-2.7)56°F
BFTN7 - 8656483 - Beaufort, NC 85 mi45 min ESE 21 G 23 65°F 62°F1011.2 hPa
MNPV2 - 8639348 - Money Point, VA 85 mi45 min SE 11 G 18 60°F 58°F1013 hPa
44099 - Cape Henry, VA (147) 87 mi33 min 51°F6 ft
CHYV2 - 8638999 - Cape Henry, VA 90 mi45 min ESE 20 G 24 56°F
CRYV2 - 8638595 - South Craney Island, VA 93 mi45 min SE 15 G 23 60°F 1013.1 hPa
SWPV2 - 8638610 - Sewells Point, VA 96 mi45 min 56°F1013.1 hPa
WDSV2 - 8638614 - Willoughby Deguassing , VA 98 mi45 min SE 19 G 22 59°F 1013.3 hPa
CHBV2 98 mi51 min SE 23 G 27 56°F 1012.7 hPa
DOMV2 - 8638511 - Dominion Terminal Association, VA 99 mi45 min ESE 18 G 24 59°F 1013.5 hPa
KPTV2 - 8632200 - Kiptopeke, VA 106 mi45 min ESE 17 G 25 55°F
YKRV2 - 8637611 - York River East Rear Range Light, VA 116 mi45 min SE 25 G 29 57°F 1014.2 hPa
YKTV2 - 8637689 - Yorktown, VA 117 mi45 min SE 16 G 22 57°F 56°F1013.5 hPa
41064 122 mi85 min SE 16 G 21 71°F 66°F1007.6 hPa
41159 122 mi33 min 66°F12 ft
RPLV2 - 8632837 - Rappahannock Light, VA 131 mi45 min ESE 24 G 31 1015.4 hPa
YRSV2 - Chesapeake Bay,VA 134 mi63 min SE 5.1 59°F 1015 hPa59°F
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 135 mi45 min ESE 13 G 17 54°F 56°F1016.1 hPa
44089 146 mi33 min 50°F6 ft
41037 - ILM3 - 27 miles SE of Wrightsville Beach, NC 147 mi85 min SSE 21 G 29 69°F 65°F1010 hPa
JMPN7 - 8658163 - Johnny Mercer Pier, Wrightsville Beach, NC 151 mi45 min SE 17 G 19 66°F 64°F1009.8 hPa
41110 - Masonboro Inlet, NC 152 mi33 min 61°F7 ft
41038 - ILM2 - 5 miles SE of Wrightsville Beach, NC 152 mi85 min SSE 12 G 18 66°F 62°F1008.6 hPa
WLON7 158 mi45 min 68°F 64°F1009.1 hPa
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 167 mi45 min ESE 17 G 20 55°F 56°F1015.6 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 168 mi33 min ESE 12 G 16 55°F 53°F2 ft1017.2 hPa (-1.8)
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 177 mi45 min E 16 G 18
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 178 mi45 min E 15 G 18 56°F 56°F1016.9 hPa
41108 184 mi33 min 62°F7 ft
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 187 mi45 min ESE 8 G 12 52°F 51°F1019 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 189 mi45 min ENE 15 G 18 54°F 53°F1016.4 hPa
41013 - Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy 190 mi33 min SSW 16 G 21 70°F 70°F1010.2 hPa (+0.3)62°F
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 194 mi45 min ESE 14 G 17 54°F 1017.7 hPa
41024 - Sunset Nearshore (SUN 2) 196 mi85 min S 3.9 G 7.8 65°F 63°F1009.3 hPa
SSBN7 196 mi131 min 5 ft
NCDV2 198 mi45 min E 8 G 14 55°F 57°F1014.9 hPa

Wind History for Oregon Inlet Marina, NC
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Airport Reports
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Manteo / Dare County Regional, NC18 mi38 minSSE 12 G 207.00 miOvercast62°F60°F94%1013.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Davis Slough, North Carolina
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Davis Slough
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Tue -- 03:16 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 04:06 AM EDT     0.92 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:18 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 10:53 AM EDT     0.04 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 02:17 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 04:40 PM EDT     0.87 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:43 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 11:13 PM EDT     0.03 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Oregon Inlet Channel, North Carolina
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Oregon Inlet Channel
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Tue -- 03:16 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 03:48 AM EDT     1.32 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:18 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 10:20 AM EDT     0.06 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 02:17 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 04:22 PM EDT     1.25 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:43 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:40 PM EDT     0.04 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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