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Buxton, NC

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Sunrise 6:54AMSunset 7:28PM Monday March 30, 2020 4:10 PM EDT (20:10 UTC) Moonrise 9:34AMMoonset 12:00AM Illumination 42% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 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- 300 Pm Edt Mon Mar 30 2020
.gale watch in effect from late Tuesday night through Wednesday evening...
Tonight..W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Tue..N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tue night..NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers.
Wed..N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 13 ft, building to 10 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers.
Wed night..N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming nw 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 12 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Isolated showers in the evening.
Thu..NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Thu night..NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Fri..N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft.
Sat..NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Buxton, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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FXUS62 KMHX 301930 AFDMHX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 330 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will build into the Carolinas from the southwest tonight. An area of low pressure will move eastward to the south of the area Tuesday night and strengthen well offshore Wednesday. High pressure will build over the area late this week.

NEAR TERM /Through Tonight/. As of 330 PM Mon . H2O vapor imagery depicting broad troughing across ern CONUS, with dry low levels in place. Ocnl mtn cirrus continuing to stream through, but overall trend for this evening is partly cloudy skies. Dry reinforcing backdoor sfc cold front will cross the area overnight with weak CAA as winds veer nrly. Lows much cooler but still some 5 or more degrees above climo, with readings generally in the low/mid 50s. High cloud cover increases overnight as WAA aloft will be on the increase with developing cyclone over the lower MS River Valley.

SHORT TERM /TUESDAY/. As of 330 PM Mon . Aforementioned low pres area developing over the Deep South will quickly move eastward through the day and bring a lowering of cloud cover to E NC through the morning. Inc mid level fgen ramps up by afternoon, with rain quickly developing and moving through E NC through the afternoon, becoming widespread across the region towards the late afternoon hours, and have an inc POP trend through the period. A moderation in low lvl thicknesses coupled with the ovc skies and developing rain will keep temps aob climo, in the 60-65 degree range most areas, with some 50s on the OBX due to the onshore nerly flow.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/. As 3 AM Mon . Low pressure will lift along the NC coast Tuesday night, strengthening offshore Wednesday. High pressure will build over the area late week. Another front will approach the area late this weekend. Temps will gradually moderate late week into the weekend.

Tuesday night through Wednesday . Miller type B cyclogenesis is expected Tue over South Carolina with the parent low tracking across the Ohio Valley. This is response to a potent mid level trough moving across the Midwest US. The developing low is forecast to track northeast along the NC coast Tue night into Wed then continue to deepen Wed afternoon off of the Mid- Atlantic coast. Widespread rainfall is expected late Tue afternoon into Wednesday morning. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible Tuesday night with PWATs approaching 1.25". Will continue categorical pops, with WPC showing 0.75-1.5" qpf amts. Bulk of precip should be ending by late Wed morning, with lighter wrap around moisture from the offshore low possible across the area during the afternoon. Strong winds will develop late Tue night, peaking Wednesday, strongest along the coast. Wind gusts 40-50 mph expected along the coast. Minor water level rises will be possible, especially for oceanside locations north of Cape Hatteras, along with rough surf. See Coastal Flood section below for more details. Low level thickness values, increasing clouds and NE/E flow support highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s Tue, and a few degrees cooler Wed, 55-60 deg.

Thursday through Monday . High pressure will build in from the west late week into the first part of the weekend, resulting in dry weather and moderating temps near climo. The next frontal system will approach the area late next weekend. Doesn't look like much moisture with this feature, but still a bit of uncertainty so will continue sc pops Sun and Mon. Highs generally 65-70 deg inland and upper 50s to low 60s along the coast, and overnight lows 45-55 deg through Sat. Temps will continue to moderate, warming into the 70s inland late week into early next weekend as flow becomes more southerly.

AVIATION /19Z MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. Short Term /through 18Z Tuesday/ . As of 1 PM Mon . VFR conditions through the TAF pd. Some mtn cirrus continuing to stream through, but this will be dissipating through the rest of today. Some brief clearing to occur tonight before next batch of mid and upr clouds overspreads E NC ahead of next storm system. Some gusty winds this afternoon will become light tonight through early Tue.

Long Term /Tuesday through Friday/ . As of 3 AM Mon . Deteriorating conditions Tue, beginning as VFR with cigs lowering through the day. Developing low pressure will approach the area from the southwest late Tue producing widespread rain and sub-VFR conditions. Best chance for widespread sub- VFR will be Tue evening into Wed afternoon, with periods of IFR likely Tue night. Conditions should be improving through the day Wed, though gusty northerly winds expected. VFR likely to return Wed night and prevail into Friday as high pressure builds over the area.

MARINE. Short Term /Through Tuesday/ . As of 330 PM Mon . Another reinforcing front crosses from the north overnight with winds veering northerly and briefing surging to 15-20 kt. A few gusts to 25 kt for the waters and Pamlico sound will occur, but short duration no longer than several hours will preclude a SCA issuance atm. NE winds briefly diminish Tue morning to 10-15 kt, but will already be on the increase back to 15-20 kt in the afternoon as pres gradient begins to increase ahead of approaching low pres area from the west and high pres continuing to ridge into NC from the north. The 2-3 ft seas this afternoon will briefly inc to 3-4 ft tonight with the surge, before subsiding again to 2-3 ft on Tuesday.

Long Term /Tuesday night through Friday/ . Update: As of 330 PM Mon . Have issued Gale watches for all but the inland rivers beginning Tue night and going through Wed afternoon to early Wed evening.

As of 3 AM Mon . An area of low pressure will lift along the NC coast Tuesday night and strengthen off the Mid-Atlantic coast Wednesday. Strong N/NE winds 25-35 kt will develop Tue night, peaking Wed morning and early afternoon, then gradually subsiding Wed night. Still looks like several hours of gale force winds are likely across the waters and sounds. Will hold off on Gale Watch for now, but may be needed later today. Seas will build Tue night, peaking at 6-14 ft Wed. Winds and seas will be gradually subsiding Thursday as high pressure builds over the waters. NW winds 15-20 kt subsiding to 10-15 kt late with seas subsiding to 4-6 ft by afternoon. Gusty NNW winds will continue Friday, along with building seas as long period swell increases from distant low pressure.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING. As of 3 AM Mon . Strong N/NE winds will develop Tue night, peaking Wednesday morning and early afternoon. Minor water level rises will be possible for areas adjacent to the southern Pamlico Sound, and oceanside locations north of Cape Hatteras. Rough surf will develop along with the threat for minor erosion for the beaches north of Hatteras.

MHX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NC . None. MARINE . Gale Watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon for AMZ135. Gale Watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon for AMZ131-230-231. Gale Watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday evening for AMZ152-154. Gale Watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon for AMZ156-158. Gale Watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon for AMZ150.

SYNOPSIS . MHX NEAR TERM . TL SHORT TERM . TL LONG TERM . CQD AVIATION . CQD/TL MARINE . CQD/TL TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING . MHX


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
41025 - Diamond Shoals 18 mi81 min NNW 5.8 G 7.8 64°F 71°F4 ft1013.1 hPa57°F
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 35 mi53 min SSW 4.1 G 6 69°F 67°F1013.3 hPa
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 53 mi59 min ENE 6 G 8.9 54°F 67°F1012.8 hPa

Wind History for USCG Station Hatteras, NC
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Airport Reports
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Hatteras, Mitchell Field, NC30 mi20 minVar 410.00 miFair72°F59°F64%1012.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
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Cape Hatteras
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Mon -- 12:21 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 05:54 AM EDT     0.65 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 10:35 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 11:58 AM EDT     3.22 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:48 PM EDT     0.55 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 07:22 PM EDT     Sunset
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Tide / Current Tables for Avon, North Carolina
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Mon -- 12:21 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 06:07 AM EDT     0.36 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
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Mon -- 11:53 AM EDT     2.08 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:47 PM EDT     0.28 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 07:22 PM EDT     Sunset
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