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Calabash, NC

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Sunrise 7:08AMSunset 5:08PM Wednesday December 11, 2019 5:29 PM EST (22:29 UTC) Moonrise 4:54PMMoonset 6:24AM Illumination 100% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 15 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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AMZ254 Coastal Waters From Little River Inlet To Murrells Inlet Sc Out 20 Nm- 247 Pm Est Wed Dec 11 2019
.small craft advisory in effect through late Friday night...
Tonight..NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thu..NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu night..NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Fri..NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
Fri night..N winds 10 kt, becoming se 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers.
Sat..SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely through the day.
Sun..W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming sw 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon..SE winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers through the night.
AMZ200 247 Pm Est Wed Dec 11 2019
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles. Strong Wedge of high pressure will dominate the region this afternoon thru early Fri with gusty nw thru ne winds. Low pressure system is expected to affect the area during Fri into Sat with elevated winds and seas continuing.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Calabash, NC
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Area Discussion for - Wilmington, NC
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FXUS62 KILM 111953 AFDILM

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wilmington NC 253 PM EST Wed Dec 11 2019

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will bring a chilly period through Thursday. A coastal trough and wave of low pressure will bring rain late Friday through Saturday morning. High pressure will then give way to a cold front on Tuesday.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/. The weather for the next 36 hours will be dominated by high pressure behind a cold frontal passage that brought a big temperature change and gusty winds to the Cape Fear region. Highs this afternoon under cold air advection will range from the upper 40s to the lower 50s, which is between 5 and 10 degrees below normal and between 20 and 30 degrees below yesterdays maximum afternoon temperatures. As strong high pressure to the north moves eastward, the surface pressure gradient will allow for gusty winds up to 30 mph at times today and tonight. The wind direction will shift from the northwest to the northeast as the high pressure moves eastward Thursday and winds should relax a bit, although gusts could still reach into the 20 mph range at times Friday afternoon and evening.

SHORT TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/. A good dose of warm advection-induced rain to spread across the area late Friday. The better dynamics come Friday night but it appears they will lag the deep moisture. With this lack of phasing and poor deep layer lapse rates convection may be hard to come by, even the elevated variety. Near seasonable highs on Friday will not fall much Friday night in the ongoing warm advection.

LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. Rain may linger a bit into Saturday even though the deep moisture will be moving off the coast-the main vort max will still be crossing the area. Dry air moves in Saturday night. By Sunday any weak cool advection will be offset by the return of sunshine and a fairly seasonable weekend is expected. Warm and moist advection spread west-to-east on Monday first only leading to increasing clouds but then rain chances. Tough to say when the latter materializes as it may be quite gradual and usually a bit slower than progged by models. Also, most of the WAA rain may stay north of the CWA and the best rain chances may come on Tuesday with cold frontal passage.

AVIATION /18Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. MVFR convective rolls from diurnal heating across our western areas, affecting KFLO, should clear out by 18z TAF time. Scattered to broken high clouds to linger into overnight hours before clearing out as high pressure builds into the region. Current northerly winds will die down by sunset, especially inland. Winds veer to northeasterly by tomorrow morning, with winds tomorrow 10-15 kts and gusts near 20 kts.

Extended Outlook . Another round of MVFR/IFR is possible Friday into Saturday as an area of low pressure moves by the coastal Carolinas. VFR expected Sunday and Monday.

MARINE. High pressure will keep things dry offshore, but a building pressure gradient offshore is expected to kick up north to northeast winds over the next 36 hours between 20 and 25 kts with gusts up to 30 kts at times. Significant wave heights between 5 and 7 feet are possible, especially beyond 10 NM. Wave trains from the southeast between 8 and 10 seconds and the north between 6 and 8 seconds. A small craft advisory remains in effect.

Winds and seas may dip below advisory thresholds on Friday as a coastal trough weakens the gradient. Surface low pressure moves up the coast Friday night and cold frontal passage expected to lead to a sharp turn to offshore flow soon thereafter on Saturday. The following cold air push may allow some 6 ft seas to once again necessitate an advisory, though it may be short-lived. Weakening winds and diminishing seas Sunday into early Monday as weak high moves off the coast. A return flow/southerly winds establishes itself by Monday.

ILM WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. SC . None. NC . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 6 AM EST Saturday for AMZ250-252- 254-256.

SYNOPSIS . ILM NEAR TERM . MCK SHORT TERM . mbB LONG TERM . mbB AVIATION . VAO


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
41024 - Sunset Nearshore (SUN 2) 5 mi81 min N 14 G 19 51°F 56°F1030.1 hPa
41119 5 mi39 min 56°F2 ft
MROS1 - 8661070 - Springmaid Pier, SC 23 mi59 min 50°F
41108 31 mi59 min 57°F4 ft
WLON7 41 mi59 min 49°F 53°F1029.7 hPa
JMPN7 - 8658163 - Johnny Mercer Pier, Wrightsville Beach, NC 48 mi59 min N 11 G 13 49°F 57°F1029 hPa
NIWS1 - North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve, SC 48 mi104 min N 8.9 54°F 1028 hPa33°F
41038 - ILM2 - 5 miles SE of Wrightsville Beach, NC 49 mi81 min NNE 16 G 19 50°F 58°F1028.9 hPa
41110 - Masonboro Inlet, NC 49 mi49 min 58°F3 ft

Wind History for Springmaid Pier, SC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
North Myrtle Beach Grand Strand Airport, SC9 mi36 minN 810.00 miFair50°F28°F43%1030.4 hPa
Myrtle Beach International Airport, SC22 mi33 minN 1310.00 miFair50°F24°F36%1030.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Dunn Sound, Little River Inlet, South Carolina
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Dunn Sound
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Wed -- 01:05 AM EST     -0.03 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 06:24 AM EST     Moonset
Wed -- 06:51 AM EST     5.30 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:09 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 01:43 PM EST     0.23 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:54 PM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 05:05 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 07:10 PM EST     4.35 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Myrtle Beach Airport, ICWW, South Carolina
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Myrtle Beach Airport
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Wed -- 02:34 AM EST     -0.03 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 06:24 AM EST     Moonset
Wed -- 07:09 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:11 AM EST     3.37 feet High Tide
Wed -- 03:12 PM EST     0.23 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:55 PM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 05:06 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 08:30 PM EST     2.77 feet High Tide
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