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Columbia, NC

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Sunrise 6:56AMSunset 6:55PM Monday September 27, 2021 2:44 AM EDT (06:44 UTC) Moonrise 9:53PMMoonset 12:10PM Illumination 67% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 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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AMZ230 Albemarle Sound- 957 Pm Edt Sun Sep 26 2021
Overnight..W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Mon..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Mon night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.
Tue..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
Tue night..SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Wed..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming ne 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wed night..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thu..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Fri..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
AMZ200 216 Am Edt Mon Sep 27 2021
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles.. High pressure will build in from the west tonight, moving overhead Monday, then offshore Tuesday. A dry cold front will reach from the north Wednesday night and move to our south Thursday. Small swells from distant hurricane sam will reach the area beginning Wednesday and will slowly grow in size thru the end week period.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Columbia, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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FXUS62 KMHX 270630 AFDMHX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 230 AM EDT Mon Sep 27 2021

SYNOPSIS. High pressure centered over the region this morning will slide offshore through Tuesday. A dry cold front will cross Wednesday followed by high pressure building in from the northwest late week.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/. As of 215 AM Mon . High pres will crest over the region this morning then start to slide offshore this aftn. Atms remains very dry with cont mainly clr skies expected. Light SSW flow develops this aftn with temps warming a bit to upr 70s/low 80s.

SHORT TERM /TONIGHT/. AS of 215 AM Mon . High pres will cont to drift offshore tonight with cont mclr skies. SSW winds will lead to milder lows in the lower 60s inland to mid/upr 60s coast.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/. As of 220 AM Mon . Strong ridge of high pressure lingers into Tuesday. A backdoor front will drop south midweek to bring another round of cool temps. Another sfc high pressure builds in from the north to keep temps seasonable through the weekend.

Tuesday . High pressure will slide offshore. Generally dry conditions will persist as a result, but temps will warm above climo as heights inc and SW flow returns, allowing aftn highs to return to the mid to upper 80s.

Wednesday and Thursday . Global models pointing at a mid level trough developing across the East Coast mid week, bringing a backdoor front through the region late Wed. Trough turns into a cutoff low Thu, lingering across New England. Main impact is much cooler air moving in Thu with persistent NErly flow behind the front, causing aftn highs to drop from the low to mid 80s Wed to upper 70s Thursday. Latest guidance excludes much shower activity along the front given a relatively dry profile.

Friday through Sunday . Reinforcing backdoor front will drop through the region Friday with high pressure building in from the north behind it. Guidance keeps a dry airmass in place through the weekend, limiting much shower activity along the front. Expect seasonable highs in the upper 70s to around 80 across the region.

AVIATION /06Z MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/. SHORT TERM /through Tonight/ . As of 1220 AM Mon . Clear/calm conditions will lead to some patchy fog thru daybreak with PGV best potential for pds of sub VFR. Outside of the threat for fog expect continued VFR thru period with skies remaining clear and winds light as high pres dominates.

LONG TERM /Tue through Friday/ . As of 225 AM Mon . Prevailing VFR conditions through the period. Dry high pressure will continue through Wednesday with a dry frontal boundary pushing through the region Wed aftn, turning winds N. High pressure builds in from the north behind the front to keep VFR conditions across all terminals.

MARINE. SHORT TERM /through Tonight/ . As of 215 AM Mon . High pres will crest over the region thru mid day then slide offshore this aftn and tonight. Very light winds this morning will become SSW and increase to 5 to 15 kts this evening and tonight with the stronger winds nrn tier. seas will cont in the 2 to 3 foot range thru the period.

LONG TERM /Tuesday through Friday/ . As of 230 AM Mon . High pressure will shift offshore Tuesday with SWrly winds 10 to 15 kt. Winds surge a little Tue night, up to around 20 kts, ahead of a backdoor front that will approach the northern and central waters by Wed, turning winds Nrly around 15-10 kts through Thu. Winds back to the NE by Fri as high pressure builds in from the north. Seas a general 2-4 ft through the forecast period.

MHX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NC . None. MARINE . None.

SYNOPSIS . MHX NEAR TERM . RF SHORT TERM . RF LONG TERM . ML AVIATION . RF/ML MARINE . RF/ML


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 18 mi56 min W 4.1 G 5.1 70°F 1019.1 hPa
44056 - Duck FRF, NC 20 mi48 min 74°F2 ft
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 28 mi48 min 74°F3 ft
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 31 mi62 min WNW 1 G 1 67°F 74°F1019.2 hPa
44086 33 mi48 min 74°F3 ft
44095 43 mi48 min 74°F3 ft

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Elizabeth City C/G Regional Airport, NC16 mi50 minSSW 310.00 miFair55°F52°F90%1019.3 hPa
Manteo / Dare County Regional, NC20 mi49 minN 010.00 miFair56°F54°F91%1019.6 hPa
Kill Devil Hills, First Flight Airport, NC20 mi49 minN 010.00 miFair63°F56°F78%1019 hPa
Currituck, Currituck County Airport, NC24 mi49 minN 010.00 miFair55°F55°F100%1019.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Kitty Hawk (ocean), North Carolina
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Kitty Hawk (ocean)
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Mon -- 05:49 AM EDT     0.98 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:54 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 12:14 PM EDT     3.66 feet High Tide
Mon -- 01:08 PM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 06:51 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 06:55 PM EDT     1.22 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:51 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Duck Pier, outside, North Carolina
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Duck Pier
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Mon -- 05:55 AM EDT     0.91 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:55 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 12:17 PM EDT     3.54 feet High Tide
Mon -- 01:09 PM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 06:51 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 07:04 PM EDT     1.07 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:51 PM EDT     Moonrise
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