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Marine Weather and Tides
Washington, NC

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Sunrise 6:50AMSunset 7:34PM Friday April 3, 2020 6:25 AM EDT (10:25 UTC) Moonrise 1:29PMMoonset 3:07AM Illumination 78% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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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AMZ135 Pamlico Sound- 315 Am Edt Fri Apr 3 2020
.small craft advisory in effect through Saturday evening...
Today..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early this morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat..N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
Sat night..N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun..N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun night..NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming nw 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Mon..SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue..SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, then 1 ft. A chance of showers.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Washington, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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FXUS62 KMHX 030745 AFDMHX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 345 AM EDT Fri Apr 3 2020

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will build over the area into the weekend, as low pressure lingers over the Atlantic. High pressure then strengthens offshore early next week, as a weak front moves into the region, and eventually pushes through the area by mid week.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/. As of 255 AM Fri . Not much change in pattern with low pres well to the NE and high pres to the W. atms will remain dry with cont mainly clr skies. Decent pres grdnt and mixing will lead to NW winds gusting 20 to 30 mph from mid to late morn thru the aftn. Highs will range from lower 60s NE coast to lower 70s SW.

SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 AM SATURDAY/. As of 255 AM Fri . The retrograding Atlantic low will lead to some clouds spreading onshore over the NE tier with cont mclr skies SW. Winds will diminish inland quickly this evening with lows in the low to mid 40s. Winds will remain breezy coast thru the night with lows mid 40s to around 50.

LONG TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/. As 330 AM Fri . Moderating conditions are expected into the weekend, as large low pressure system meanders off the Mid- Atlantic coast. High pressure then builds over the area Sunday, before moving offshore early next week. A weak boundary then moves into the area, leading to unsettled conditions through mid week.

Saturday and Sunday . Expansive, retrograding low pressure system will push south down the Mid-Atlantic coast Saturday, as high pressure attempts to build in from the NW. Strong northerly flow will continue, especially across the Outer Banks, where some coastal flooding is possible (see section below). As the low moves further offshore Sunday, winds will eventually subside, though remain out of the north as high pressure moves closer. Expect a significant temperature gradient across the area both days, as ocean influence keeps temperatures in the 50s to low 60s across the Outer Banks and Pamlico-Albemarle peninsula, while temperatures climb into the upper 60s to low 70s to the south and west.

Monday through Thursday . High pressure will strengthen off the NC coast Monday, and then a weak boundary will move into Virginia pushing high pressure further offshore Tuesday. After some scattered sea breeze showers on Monday, more unsettled weather (a possibly a few thunderstorms) looks likely Tuesday through Thursday as this boundary remains to the north of the area, and then pushes south through Eastern NC as a cold front sometime mid week. Low level heights will increase substantially during this period, which will lead to warmer temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s.

AVIATION /07Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/. Short Term /through Tonight/ . As of 1230 AM Fri . High confidence in VFR conditions through this TAF cycle. Skies are clr over the region and shld cont that way much of the day. Late today some Cu may begin to shift onshore NE tier but looks to remain well E of taf sites. The Cu will slowly spread SW tonight but again looks like these clouds will remain mainly E of taf sites. NW winds will gust 20 to 25 kt from mid morn thru late aftn then diminish quickly this evening.

Long Term /Saturday through Tuesday/ . As of 340 AM Fri . VFR conditions are expected through the period. Some scattered showers possible after Monday morning, and again Tuesday.

MARINE. Short Term /through Tonight/ . As of 255 AM Fri . Little change in pattern with low pres to the NE and high pres to the W. This will keep winds gusty at times with dir NW today becoming more N tonight. Speeds will be mainly 15 to 25 kts with mdls showing peak in winds this morning and again later tonight. Based on current obs and fcst winds will drop Alligator River from SCA, otherwise cont SCA coastal waters and Sounds. Leaned a bit more toward NBM/Wavewatch for seas which initialized better. Seas of 4 to 7 ft central and N this morn will build to 6 to 9 ft tonight as NE swell increases. Over srn wtrs seas will be mainly 3 to 5 ft with some 6 footers developing toward Sat morning outer wtrs.

Long Term /Saturday through Tuesday/ . As of 340 AM Fri . Strong N winds will continue this weekend, as a large low pressure system retrogrades south off the Mid- Atlantic coast. Winds will be N 15-25 kts Saturday into Sunday morning with gusts close to Gale Force. Then, winds subside through the day Sunday, becoming SW on Monday and strengthening to 10-20 kts. Winds then become W 15-25 kts Monday night into Tuesday.

Seas will be elevated and dangerous this weekend peaking at 8-12 ft east and north of Cape Lookout, while remaining 3-6 ft across the southern waters. Seas begin to subside Sunday night, but will remain 5-7 ft through Tuesday.

FIRE WEATHER. As of 255 AM Fri . Combo of gusty NW winds and humidities 20 to 30 percent will lead to an increased fire danger threat today for most of the region. The greatest threat will be from late this morn thru the aftn.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING. As of 255 AM Fri . Coastal concerns will continue along the Outer Banks this weekend, as low pressure over the Atlantic retrogrades back towards the East Coast. Beaches will begin to see long period swell from the distant low arrive tonight, peaking Saturday and Saturday night. Confidence is increasing that the Outer Banks will see large powerful wave action resulting in a prolonged period of wave run up (double digit seas with periods 14-15 seconds), with the threats for very rough surf, coastal flooding, beach erosion and ocean overwash. Moderate to potentially significant impacts will be possible for ocean side locations of the Outer Banks. This could impact portions of Highway 12, especially at times of high tide.

MHX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NC . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 10 PM EDT Saturday for AMZ135. Small Craft Advisory until 5 PM EDT this afternoon for AMZ230- 231. Small Craft Advisory until 8 PM EDT Tuesday for AMZ152-154. Small Craft Advisory until 8 PM EDT Monday for AMZ150-156-158.

SYNOPSIS . MHX NEAR TERM . RF SHORT TERM . RF LONG TERM . SGK AVIATION . RF/SGK MARINE . RF/SGK FIRE WEATHER . MHX TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING . MHX


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BFTN7 - 8656483 - Beaufort, NC 61 mi56 min NW 7 G 9.9 51°F 60°F1011.8 hPa
CLKN7 - Cape Lookout, NC 70 mi26 min NW 17 G 20 53°F 1011.9 hPa (+0.4)44°F
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 74 mi56 min NW 20 G 23 55°F 58°F1009.8 hPa

Wind History for Beaufort, NC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Washington, Warren Field Airport, NC1 mi31 minW 310.00 miFair45°F32°F61%1012.2 hPa
Pitt-Greenville Airport, NC20 mi31 minWNW 510.00 miFair46°F33°F62%1012.9 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KOCW

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Tide / Current Tables for Core Creek Bridge, North Carolina
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Core Creek Bridge
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Fri -- 04:03 AM EDT     Moonset
Fri -- 05:08 AM EDT     2.19 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 11:57 AM EDT     0.27 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 02:28 PM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:39 PM EDT     1.96 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:30 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Newport River, North Carolina
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Newport River
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Fri -- 04:03 AM EDT     Moonset
Fri -- 04:52 AM EDT     3.27 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 11:40 AM EDT     0.41 feet Low Tide
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Fri -- 05:23 PM EDT     2.92 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:29 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 11:48 PM EDT     0.18 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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