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Rodanthe, NC

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Sunrise 6:02AMSunset 8:20PM Monday July 22, 2019 7:03 PM EDT (23:03 UTC) Moonrise 10:45PMMoonset 10:08AM Illumination 67% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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AMZ152 S Of Oregon Inlet To Cape Hatteras Nc Out 20 Nm- 631 Pm Edt Mon Jul 22 2019
.small craft advisory in effect through late Tuesday night...
Tonight..SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Tue..SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Tue night..SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
Wed..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Wed night..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Thu..NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Thu night..NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Fri..NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Rodanthe CDP, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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Fxus62 kmhx 222226
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area forecast discussion
national weather service newport morehead city nc
626 pm edt Mon jul 22 2019

Synopsis
A cold front will approach the area Tuesday before
crossing early Wednesday, bringing rain much needed relief from
the heat for the second half of the week. High pressure will
build in behind the front through late week.

Near term until 6 am Tuesday morning
As of 615 pm mon... Dropped heat advisory cpl hrs early as all
sites have seen heat index values drop below 105. Seas breeze
has pushed deep inland with just isold convection poss next cpl
hrs deep inland. Additional convection poss deep inland later
tonight from activity well to the w... Could also see some
shra tsra develop near cst late.

Prev disc... Starting to see isolated cells forming along the
sea breeze late this afternoon. Could see another couple of
storms form during peak heating but the vast majority of the
region will remain dry this evening. Late tonight: 1) the
remnants of a prefrontal convective line initiating over the
mountains this evening will move toward the coastal
plain albemarle sound counties while weakening. 2) some showers
forming over the nearshore waters will move into coastal areas
around dawn. Therefore will carry low chance pops these areas
overnight. Otherwise skies will be clear to partly cloudy with
muggy conditions continuing. Lows will be similar to past few
night 75 to 80 with a SW breeze.

Short term 6 am Tuesday morning through 6 pm Tuesday
As of 345 pm mon... Tuesday shaping up to be an active day
weather wise as a seasonably strong cold front interacts with
the hot humid airmass entrenched over the area due to upper
ridging giving way to troughing aloft. Moisture will pool ahead
of the front with pw values surging to 2.2-2.4" and mu capes
around 2500 j kg. Shear will be modest but enough to support
strong storms capable of producing localized damaging winds. In
addition the the region will be in the right entrance region of
the jet supporting sustained lift. mbe velocities suggest
training cells and and a localized flood threat with the high
resolution models forecasting local amounts 3-5". Will forecast
likely to categorical pops and aerial rainfall averages 1-2"
over the coastal plain and less amounts along the coast where
the models have been depicting a minimum in precipitation
amounts. Highs will be a little cooler in the mid to upper 80s
due to clouds and precipitation.

Long term Tuesday night through Monday
As of 245 pm mon... A cold front will start pushing through Tuesday
night and be offshore Wednesday morning. More pleasant temps and dry
high pressure expected mid week all the way through early next week.

Tuesday night... Showers and thunderstorms will finally edge towards
the coast by Tuesday evening, but think heaviest rain rates will
start to wane with loss of heating. Expect widespread light showers
through the overnight as the cold front pushes through the area.

Wednesday... The forecast remains a little tricky with the amount of
shower coverage across the area. Think that coastal areas would
continue to see some occasional overrunning showers with the front
now offshore, as h85 mb front hangs back just a bit. Either way,
rain totals will be rather light due to scattered nature nature of
the light showers. Interior zones best chance of staying dry. Much
cooler due to cloud cover and some showers, with highs in the lower
80s. Lows Wed night in the 60s interior to low mid 70s coast.

Thursday... The front which had moved far enough south and off the
coast may spur some weak offshore coastal troughing, though any
showers appear like they will remain offshore, but a few may graze
the SRN coast and SRN obx zones, so have a small (30%) chc in fcst.

Rest of the area dry with high pres beginning to ridge in. Highs
pleasant, slightly below climo in the mid upr 80s, low 80s, obx.

Coolish overnight lows range from mid 60s inland to low mid 70s
beaches.

Friday through Monday... Longwave troughing present for the eastern
conus, with light nerly flow and will mean near to slightly below
climo temps, as well as dry conditions. High temps mainly in the 85-
90 degree range with lows in the 60s inland to low 70s coast.

Aviation 22z Monday through Saturday
Short term through Tuesday ...

as of 615 pm mon...VFR expected thru Tue morn. Once high based
cu dissipates deep inland shortly expect mostly sct bkn high
clouds overnight. As front moves into region Tue expect numerous
shra and tsra thru the aftn with some pds of subVFR. A few of
the storms could be strong with locally gusty winds. Most of
guidance also shows some lower CIGS developing in wake of front
late well inland.

Long term Tuesday night through Saturday ...

as of 345 pm mon... A cold front moving through the area Tuesday
evening will bring widespread showers and storms with tempo
restrictions to CIGS vsbys. Back to mainlyVFR by mid to late
week as NE winds and drier conditions expected vicinity of the
taf sites.

Marine
Short term through Tuesday ...

as of 615 pm mon... No changes as gusty ssw winds cont along the
coast.

Prev disc... Sca's remain in affect for the coastal waters and
sounds. Strong SW winds and rough seas expected to develop this
and evening and continue on Tuesday ahead of a seasonably strong
cold front. Latest obs show W SW winds 15-25 kt across the
waters and sounds. Expect winds to increase to 20-30 kt tonight.

Winds could briefly subside Tue morning but will increase again
in the afternoon to 20-25 kt thus several of the advisories
have had the expiration times extended. Seas 3-5 ft will build
to 4-7 ft this evening and tonight and continue 4-6 ft tue.

High risk of rip currents from north topsail beach to cape
hatteras again Tuesday.

Long term Tuesday night through Saturday ...

as of 245 pm mon... The winds gradient will start to relax a bit as
sw winds decrease Tuesday night with the approaching front moving
through the waters by early Wednesday morning. Seas is expect to
subside below 6ft after midnight wed. Winds become NE 10-20 knots
wed through late week with high pres building into the waters.

Conditions should remain below SCA this period with seas generally 2-
4 ft. May be occasional showers ESP srn waters Wed into Fri with
front just to the south.

Mhx watches warnings advisories
Nc... Beach hazards statement until 8 pm edt this evening for ncz195-
196-199-204-205.

Marine... Small craft advisory until 10 pm edt Tuesday for amz135.

Small craft advisory until 4 am edt Tuesday for amz131-230-231.

Small craft advisory until 5 am edt Wednesday for amz152-154-
156.

Small craft advisory until 7 pm edt Tuesday for amz150.

Small craft advisory until midnight edt Tuesday night for
amz158.

Synopsis... Mhx
near term... Rf jme
short term... Jme
long term... Tl bm
aviation... Rf bm
marine... Rf jme tl bm


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 11 mi52 min S 24 G 28 1012.4 hPa
44095 18 mi48 min 78°F4 ft
44086 26 mi39 min 73°F4 ft
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 31 mi52 min SSW 12 G 16 83°F 81°F1013.7 hPa
FRFN7 37 mi184 min 2 ft
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 37 mi46 min SSW 17 G 20 1010.8 hPa
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 42 mi34 min 79°F3 ft
41025 - Diamond Shoals 46 mi34 min SSW 23 G 29 85°F 84°F1013.5 hPa78°F
44014 - VIRGINIA BEACH 64 NM East of Virginia Beach, VA 78 mi74 min SSW 23 G 29 84°F 84°F6 ft1011.3 hPa (-1.6)79°F
BFTN7 - 8656483 - Beaufort, NC 85 mi46 min SSW 12 G 18 85°F 87°F1014.8 hPa
MNPV2 - 8639348 - Money Point, VA 85 mi46 min WSW 5.1 G 8.9 96°F 83°F1009.3 hPa
CLKN7 - Cape Lookout, NC 86 mi64 min SSW 17 G 21 85°F 1013.8 hPa (-1.6)77°F
44099 - Cape Henry, VA (147) 87 mi34 min 79°F3 ft
CHYV2 - 8638999 - Cape Henry, VA 90 mi46 min SSW 13 G 19 95°F 1009.6 hPa
CRYV2 - 8638595 - South Craney Island, VA 93 mi46 min SW 12 G 18 95°F 1009.4 hPa
44064 95 mi34 min SW 16 G 21 91°F 1008.7 hPa
SWPV2 - 8638610 - Sewells Point, VA 96 mi52 min 85°F1009.4 hPa
CHBV2 98 mi52 min SW 20 G 25 1008.6 hPa
44087 98 mi34 min 84°F2 ft
WDSV2 - 8638614 - Willoughby Deguassing , VA 98 mi52 min SW 23 G 28 92°F 1008.3 hPa
DOMV2 - 8638511 - Dominion Terminal Association, VA 99 mi52 min SW 19 G 22 92°F 1009.4 hPa
KPTV2 - 8632200 - Kiptopeke, VA 106 mi52 min WSW 12 G 15 86°F
44072 112 mi34 min WNW 16 G 18 92°F
YKRV2 - 8637611 - York River East Rear Range Light, VA 116 mi46 min WSW 19 G 22 92°F 1009.5 hPa
YKTV2 - 8637689 - Yorktown, VA 117 mi46 min WSW 8.9 G 13 92°F 83°F1008.8 hPa
41064 122 mi56 min WSW 18 G 23 84°F 84°F1014.3 hPa
41159 122 mi34 min 83°F4 ft
44041 - Jamestown, VA 123 mi28 min 91°F 90°F1009.8 hPa
RPLV2 - 8632837 - Rappahannock Light, VA 131 mi46 min 1009.6 hPa
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 135 mi46 min WSW 11 G 19 1008.5 hPa
44089 146 mi34 min 79°F4 ft
41037 - ILM3 - 27 miles SE of Wrightsville Beach, NC 147 mi56 min WSW 18 G 23 82°F 84°F1014.5 hPa
JMPN7 - 8658163 - Johnny Mercer Pier, Wrightsville Beach, NC 151 mi52 min S 21 G 23 83°F 81°F1013.5 hPa
41110 - Masonboro Inlet, NC 152 mi24 min 82°F3 ft
WLON7 158 mi52 min 89°F 88°F1014 hPa
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 167 mi52 min WSW 12 G 16 1008.4 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 177 mi46 min W 11 G 17
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 178 mi52 min WSW 17 G 19 1008.8 hPa
41001 - 150 NM East of Cape HATTERAS 184 mi34 min SW 19 G 23 84°F 83°F1016.8 hPa77°F
41108 184 mi34 min 83°F4 ft
OCSM2 187 mi184 min 3 ft
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 187 mi52 min SW 14 G 18 74°F1009.1 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 189 mi46 min WSW 13 G 16 90°F 87°F1007.7 hPa
41013 - Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy 190 mi34 min SSW 16 G 18 84°F 84°F1015 hPa78°F
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 194 mi46 min W 9.9 G 13 90°F 1008.5 hPa
41119 196 mi74 min 82°F4 ft
NCDV2 198 mi52 min SW 16 G 21 1007.3 hPa
Ship/ Drifting Buoy Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureVis
SHIP @ 36.9, -75.9 87 mi 1.1 hr 89°F 1010 hPa (-0.9) 
SHIP @ 37.1, -75.4 100 mi 3.1 hr 87°F 1010 hPa (-0.9) 
SHIP @ 37.4, -75.2 122 mi 4.1 hr 86°F 1010 hPa (-0.7) 
SHIP @ 33.8, -76.7 140 mi 1.1 hr SSW 18 86°F 85°F1015 hPa 
SHIP @ 33.8, -76.6 138 mi 3.1 hr SW 19 86°F 85°F1016 hPa 
SHIP @ 33.8, -76.6 138 mi 4.1 hr SW 14 86°F 85°F1016 hPa 
SHIP @ 33.7, -76.7 147 mi 4 min SSW 21 84°F 85°F1015 hPa 
SHIP @ 33.7, -76.7 147 mi 2.1 hr SSW 19 86°F 85°F1015 hPa 

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Airport Reports
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Manteo / Dare County Regional, NC18 mi84 minSW 2310.00 miFair and Windy90°F76°F65%1012.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Davis Slough, North Carolina
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Davis Slough
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Mon -- 12:06 AM EDT     0.88 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:02 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 06:46 AM EDT     0.11 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 11:08 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 12:36 PM EDT     0.86 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:07 PM EDT     0.18 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 08:14 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 11:44 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION

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Tide / Current Tables for Oregon Inlet Channel, North Carolina
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Oregon Inlet Channel
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Mon -- 06:02 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 06:13 AM EDT     0.17 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 11:08 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 12:18 PM EDT     1.23 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:34 PM EDT     0.27 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 08:14 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 11:44 PM EDT     Moonrise
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