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Caswell Beach, NC

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12/16/2019 NOAA is having trouble with requests that include wind gusts. I am posting graphs without wind gusts until it gets fixed.
10/9/2019 Updated the Marine Zones.
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7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 6:09AMSunset 8:25PM Tuesday July 14, 2020 12:18 AM EDT (04:18 UTC) Moonrise 12:37AMMoonset 1:58PM Illumination 37% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 23 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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AMZ252 Coastal Waters From Cape Fear Nc To Little River Inlet Sc Out 20 Nm- 920 Pm Edt Mon Jul 13 2020
Overnight..W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming sw 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue..NW winds 5 kt, becoming se in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Tue night..S winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Wed..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Wed night..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Thu night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
AMZ200 920 Pm Edt Mon Jul 13 2020
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles.. High pressure will remain well offshore, and drift farther away through the period. A weak front will stall along the sc coast late tonight, while high pressure rebuilds off the mid-atlantic coast through mid week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Caswell Beach, NC
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Area Discussion for - Wilmington, NC
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FXUS62 KILM 140107 AFDILM

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wilmington NC 907 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

SYNOPSIS. A ridge of high pressure will build over the area through the week, maintaining hot and humid weather along with isolated thunderstorms. Storms could increase in coverage again this weekend, as the ridge flattens and brings the storm track a little closer to the area.

UPDATE/. Short-wave feature evident in vapor animation is edging over the Atlantic waters, with a shut-down in TSTMs behind this feature. The ensuing subsidence and warming aloft will squelch convection, until heating/mixing Tuesday, but even then, coverage limited and shallow, perhaps located near the sea breeze, or an intersect in boundaries during heating.

Banks of fog likely overnight, not widespread, but areas that received substantial rain earlier, or known cool/damp spots, are apt to see areas of mist after 3 am, burning off pretty quickly after the mid July sun rises.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TUESDAY/. Dewpoints should fall a couple of degrees overnight behind the boundary, and low temps are expected to range from roughly 72 inland to 76 at the beaches. Geopotential heights will begin to rise across the area Tuesday as a ridge axis builds across the Tennessee River Valley. This will allow temps to once again surge into the low- mid 90s, and will also keep showers/tstms fairly isolated.

SHORT TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT/. Heat will be the primary concern Wednesday afternoon with a ridge building aloft yielding another day with a heat index in the upper 90s into the lower 100s. Prospects for convection exist but will generally remain isolated, especially during the afternoon and evening with the sea breeze providing some lift. Otherwise weak surface ridging from the north will maintain control of the weather.

LONG TERM /THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. Typical summer weather through the end of the week and into the weekend with high pressure setting up far off the NC coast by Saturday. This area of high pressure will reside off the NC coast through Sunday and Monday as well. A band of the subtropical ridge will be in place over the area Thu and Fri limiting convection to isolated chances each afternoon and evening. However, the subtropical ridge is shown to consolidate across the Central Plains Saturday and Sunday with a weakness developing overhead. As a result, diurnal convection is expected to become widely scattered to scattered with a little better support aloft.

AVIATION /01Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. VFR outside of TSTMs at beginning of TAF period, and patchy fog between 8z-11z. Less TSTMs expected Tuesday as heights aloft press dry air downward, but an isolated shower or storm near the sea breeze cannot be ruled out. VAriable but mainly onshore winds this TAF cycle, 3-8 knots, higher gusts by the coast in afternoon associated with a sea breeze.

Extended Outlook . Brief MVFR/IFR conditions possible in scattered diurnal convection, however coverage should be 20 percent or less each day.

MARINE. Through Tuesday night . With a weak trough remaining just inland overnight, SW winds of 10-15 kt will prevail. The boundary may push just far enough to result in a wind shift to the N-NE Tuesday morning, but speeds would be 10 kt or less in weak gradient. Speeds will remain less than 10 kt through the afternoon, as the direction veers around to the SSE by late in the afternoon. The surface pressure field will remain weak across the waters Tuesday night. Winds speeds will be 10 kt or less, and generally out of the SE.

SE swells will remain the dominant wave, and are peaking today. They will subside to 3 feet tonight and 2 feet by Tuesday night, at a period of 6 seconds.

Otherwise, a very weak surface ridge from the north will affect the waters Wednesday and Thursday with light winds during that time. The ridge axis will become oriented nearly E-W as the center of high pressure takes residence off the NC by the end of the week. As a result the period of light onshore flow is expected to veer to a S-SW direction and increase a notch by the weekend. Seas will generally be in the 2-3 ft range and will be comprised of a weak east-southeast swell and weak higher frequency southeast wave which gradually becomes

ILM WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. SC . None. NC . None. MARINE . None.



UPDATE . MJC NEAR TERM . CRM SHORT TERM . SRP LONG TERM . SRP AVIATION . 8 MARINE . SRP/CRM


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
41108 13 mi49 min 84°F4 ft
41024 - Sunset Nearshore (SUN 2) 21 mi71 min NE 5.8 G 9.7 78°F 82°F1012.6 hPa
41119 22 mi62 min 82°F3 ft
WLON7 24 mi49 min 83°F
41110 - Masonboro Inlet, NC 25 mi42 min 83°F3 ft
41038 - ILM2 - 5 miles SE of Wrightsville Beach, NC 26 mi71 min NE 7.8 G 12 81°F 83°F1012.5 hPa
JMPN7 - 8658163 - Johnny Mercer Pier, Wrightsville Beach, NC 27 mi49 min 81°F
41013 - Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy 36 mi29 min SW 9.7 G 12 83°F 5 ft1012 hPa76°F
41037 - ILM3 - 27 miles SE of Wrightsville Beach, NC 39 mi71 min N 9.7 G 14 83°F 84°F1013 hPa

Wind History for Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Brunswick County Airport, NC2 mi24 minN 010.00 miFair74°F69°F84%1012.9 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KSUT

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Tide / Current Tables for Yaupon Beach, North Carolina
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Yaupon Beach
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Tue -- 01:36 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 02:48 AM EDT     4.15 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:12 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:53 AM EDT     0.61 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 02:57 PM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 03:27 PM EDT     4.66 feet High Tide
Tue -- 08:24 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:33 PM EDT     1.17 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Cape Fear, North Carolina
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Cape Fear
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Tue -- 01:36 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 02:54 AM EDT     3.79 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:11 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 09:14 AM EDT     0.55 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 02:57 PM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 03:33 PM EDT     4.26 feet High Tide
Tue -- 08:23 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:54 PM EDT     1.06 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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