Wednesday, June28, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Camden, NC

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
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 5:48AMSunset 8:28PM Wednesday June 28, 2017 2:56 AM EDT (06:56 UTC) Moonrise 9:50AMMoonset 11:05PM Illumination 18% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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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AMZ130 Albemarle Sound- 103 Am Edt Wed Jun 28 2017
Rest of tonight..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Wed..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Wed night..SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Thu..S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Thu night..S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri night..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Camden, NC
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
250 am edt Wed jun 28 2017

Synopsis
High pressure builds over the area today... Then slides off the
coast for Wednesday night through Friday.

Near term through today
Sfc hi pres will build over the region on today... Providing dry
wx and very comfortable conditions under a sunny or mostly
sunny sky. Highs in the l-m80s... Except m-u70s at the beaches.

Short term tonight through Friday
The high will slide out to sea later tonight thru fri. Dry
wx will prevail. Ssw flow will start to increase on thu
resulting in a warmer and more humid airmass. Clear or mostly
clear tonight with lows 55 to 60f inland... 60 to 65f at the
coast. Partly to mostly sunny on Thu with highs in the m80s to
around 90f... L80s at the beaches.

That ssw flow will bring increasing dewpts low level moisture
into the region for Thu night and fri. Enough of that moisture
combined with heating and very weak lift could trigger isold
shras tstms over far SRN SW counties Fri evening. Lows thu
night in the m60s to around 70f. Highs on Fri in the 80s-
l90s... L80s at the beaches.

Long term Friday night through Tuesday
Long term period will feature a fairly typical summertime pattern
with a weakening cold front approaching from the W NW on Sat with a
lee sfc trough out ahead of the front. Still capping pops at 20-40%
in the aftn evening under partly-mostly sunny skies as any more
significant forcing stays NW closer to the front. Lows mainly 70-75
f with highs Sat primarily in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Sunday
will see the front wash out across the local area, will maintain 20-
30% pops (except 30 to 40% over northeast nc). Highs in the upper
80 around 90 f. May even be able to lower pops a little more across
the N with later model runs but wanted to keep some continuity given
the weak front and a lot of uncertainty as to how much it actually
weakens. Mon Tue will see the local area generally in light flow and
minimal forcing. It will be very warm and humid with enough
aftn early evening instability along a lee trough for ~20% pops most
areas. Highs 90-95 f inland and mid-upper 80s lower 90s near the
coast. Lows generally 70-75 f.

Aviation 07z Wednesday through Sunday
Sfc hi pres builds over the region today... Then shifts slowly
off the coast thu-fri.VFR conditions W mainly light winds (aob
10 kt) into thu... Some increase in speeds but remaining mainly
aob 15 kt Thu afternoon into Fri as winds become ssw. The next
chance for shras tstms will be late fri-sat.

Marine
A brief northerly surge is impacting the middle lower bay early
this morning in the wake of a weak frontal passage. Wind gusts
up to 25 kt will occur thru 4 am or so. Due to the short
duration of these elevated winds will opt to handle with a
marine weather statement as opposed to a small craft advisory.

Waves on the bay will build to 3 ft for a time early this
morning with the increased winds. Winds become nne around 10 kt
all areas by late morning. As sfc high pressure builds overhead
this aftn, expect much lighter onshore flow to develop at 5-10
kt. High pressure slides well off the coast Thursday Friday with
return flow resulting in increasing s-sw winds to 15-20 kt.

Waves 2-3 ft on the bay and seas possibly building to 4-5 ft
north of parramore island (genly more like 2-4 ft for southern
coastal waters). SCA headlines may be needed late Thu thu night.

A slow moving cold a front approaches from the NW Sat but
weakens by the time it reaches the local area on Sunday. Thus,
outside of any tstms conditions will be sub-sca with winds only
10-15 kt or less.

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Alb tmg
near term... Alb
short term... Alb tmg
long term... Lkb
aviation... Jef wrs
marine... Jdm


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 19 mi39 min WNW 6 G 6 73°F 74°F1018.1 hPa
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 27 mi52 min 73°F1 ft
MNPV2 - 8639348 - Money Point, VA 40 mi39 min Calm G 1
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 42 mi39 min NNE 1.9 G 1.9
CRYV2 - 8638595 - South Craney Island, VA 48 mi39 min WNW 4.1 G 6 71°F 1018.1 hPa
CHYV2 - 8638999 - Cape Henry, VA 49 mi39 min WNW 4.1 G 7 73°F

Wind History for Duck, NC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Elizabeth City C/G Regional Airport, NC5 mi63 minSW 310.00 miFair66°F63°F90%1018.8 hPa
Currituck, Currituck County Airport, NC13 mi67 minN 010.00 miFair66°F65°F100%1018.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Currituck Beach Light, North Carolina
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Currituck Beach Light
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Wed -- 05:39 AM EDT     -0.54 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:48 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:48 AM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 11:50 AM EDT     3.82 feet High Tide
Wed -- 05:51 PM EDT     -0.01 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 08:25 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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4.23.62.61.30.2-0.4-0.5-0.10.81.933.73.83.52.91.90.90.2-00.31233.8

Tide / Current Tables for FRF Pier, Duck, North Carolina
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FRF Pier
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Wed -- 05:43 AM EDT     -0.41 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:48 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:47 AM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 11:50 AM EDT     3.44 feet High Tide
Wed -- 05:55 PM EDT     -0.01 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 08:24 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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3.83.32.41.30.3-0.3-0.4-00.71.72.73.33.43.22.61.70.80.2-00.20.81.72.73.4

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Wakefield, VA (2,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Wakefield, VA
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