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Rodanthe, NC

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Sunrise 7:10AMSunset 5:22PM Thursday January 23, 2020 5:41 AM EST (10:41 UTC) Moonrise 6:16AMMoonset 4:14PM Illumination 3% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 28 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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AMZ231 Croatan And Roanoke Sounds- 226 Am Est Thu Jan 23 2020
Today..N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tonight..NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
Fri..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
Fri night..SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Sat..S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming sw around 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers in the morning.
Sat night..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
Sun..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
Mon..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
AMZ200 358 Am Est Thu Jan 23 2020
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles.. Strong high pressure will continue to ridge across the area from the ne states into Fri. The next storm system will approach the area from the gulf coast states during Fri and will lift across the area Fri night into Sat. In its wake, modest high pressure will build in from the west with improving marine conditions from Sun thru the mid-week period of next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Rodanthe, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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FXUS62 KMHX 230803 AFDMHX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 303 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will prevail across the region through tonight. Low pressure and its associated cold front will impact the area late Friday into early Saturday morning. High pressure then builds in behind the front late Saturday through mid next week.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TODAY/. As of 215 AM Thursday . High pressure surface and aloft will continue over the area through tonight, with the upper level ridge axis shifting east allowing copious amounts of Cirrus clouds to move over the area today. A weak coastal trough is forecast to drift towards the Outer Banks today and along the coast tonight producing isolated showers vicinity of the coast. A slight moderation in temps is expected with highs in the low to mid 50s.

SHORT TERM /TONIGHT/. As of 215 AM Thursday . Weakening surface high pressure continues over the area tonight with the aforementioned coastal trough and isolated shower threat remaining along the coast. Increasing warm advection combined with increasing low level moisture as the flow becomes onshore should lead to the development of low clouds and areas of fog after midnight, especially west of Highway 17. Lows will be in the upper 30s to lower 40s inland and mid 40s beaches.

LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. As of 303 AM Thu . Warm temps to start the period before a strong cold front moves through, bringing a return to seasonably cool and dry weather second half of the weekend through mid week next week.

Friday through Saturday . A cold front associated with stacked low pressure lifting from the Ohio Valley towards the Northeast will approach the area Friday, crossing Saturday morning. Models have trended a bit stronger with the prefrontal southerly LLJ and WAA as there is now good agreement for a wave of low pressure developing within the front to lift across central NC toward the Mid-Atlantic coast. This will allow Pwat values to climb to near 1.25 in overnight, around 2 standard deviations above normal for this time of year, and, given the dynamic enhancement from the wave passing just to our west, 0.25-0.5 in QPF is likely across the area centered late Friday night as the cold front is quick moving. Could be some sct showers on Friday as winds will veer serly with inc low lvl shallow moisture through the day.

Low mid- level lapse rates will limit widespread instability, though may be enough of a SSE component to advect some instability off the Gulf Stream and bring a low end severe threat to Downeast Carteret through the southern OBX late night through early Sat morning. Main threat would be gusty winds, though an iso tornado cannot be ruled out given slightly backed low lvl flow leading to higher helicity vals here. Any remaining precip early Sat morning quickly exit the OBX zones by mid morning, with a return to sunshine for the entire area. It will continue to be warm as hts/thicknesses remain above climo, and most places rise into the 60s once again.

Sunday through Wednesday . Deep layer subsidence will keep a dry forecast in place late in the weekend into early next week. High pressure building in from the southwest will generally be mild with quasi zonal flow in place, and near normal temps are expected with highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s.

Next wave of low pres may arrive by Wed evening but esp Thu or beyond though timing issues abound amongst 23/00Z global model suite, as well as their respective ensemble members, so pops are low this period.

AVIATION /07Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. Short Term /through Tonight/ . As of 215 AM Thursday . Thinking that VFR conditions should prevail through this evening as high pressure builds over the area. Weak warm air advection and low level moisture advection due to developing onshore flow will increase chances for sub VFR conditions especially after midnight Thursday night. Some of the guidance is indicating a potential for MVFR ceilings this morning from 9-15Z but think subsidence and depth of dry air will limit this potential this morning.

Long Term /Friday through Monday/ . As of 303 AM Thu . Mainly VFR on Friday before sub- VFR, and likely IFR, ceilings arrive Friday night as a wave of low pressure passes just inland and its associated cold front race through. Return to VFR and mo sunny skies on Saturday behind the cold front, with VFR likely lasting through early next week with high pres dominating.

MARINE. Short Term /through Tonight/ . As of 215 AM Thursday . Although winds will be gradually diminishing through tonight as high pressure builds over the waters, seas will remain elevated AOA 6 ft so will continue the SCA's for the coastal waters. N/NE winds currently 15-25 kt with gusts to 30 kt are forecast to diminish and veer to to NE/E at 10-20 kt this afternoon and E/SE 10-15 kt tonight. 5-8 ft seas this morning will subside to 4-6 ft late today and tonight.

Long Term /Friday through Monday/ . As of 303 AM Thu . E to NE flow continues first part of Fri, but then coastal troughing washes out as winds veer around to SE Fri evening, then increase and become strong srly 20-30 kt Fri night through early Sat morning ahead of strong cold front.

Hazardous seas (4-7 ft) continue through Friday, before seas increase further with the arrival a southerly windswell Friday night, peaking at 6-11 ft around sunrise Saturday. Seas then gradually subside through early Monday morning.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING. As of 303 AM Thursday . Low pressure moving from off the Southeast coast toward the central Atlantic could result in elevated tide levels on the ocean and near the inlets into the weekend.

MHX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NC . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 8 AM EST Monday for AMZ152-154. Small Craft Advisory until 10 AM EST Sunday for AMZ150-156-158.

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


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 11 mi60 min N 14 G 18 46°F 43°F1025.6 hPa
44095 18 mi56 min 49°F6 ft
44086 26 mi47 min 49°F6 ft
HCGN7 - 8654467 - Hatteras, NC 31 mi60 min N 18 G 20 45°F 42°F1024.8 hPa
44056 - Duck FRF, NC 37 mi42 min 46°F5 ft
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 37 mi54 min N 17 G 20 1025.9 hPa
FRFN7 37 mi162 min 5 ft
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 42 mi42 min 48°F6 ft
41025 - Diamond Shoals 46 mi42 min N 23 G 27 54°F 1023.2 hPa (-0.8)53°F

Wind History for Oregon Inlet Marina, NC
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Airport Reports
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Manteo / Dare County Regional, NC18 mi47 minNNE 12 G 1910.00 miFair44°F40°F88%1026.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Davis Slough, North Carolina
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Davis Slough
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Thu -- 12:52 AM EST     -0.11 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:16 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:05 AM EST     0.93 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:08 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 01:50 PM EST     -0.08 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 04:14 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 05:19 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 07:20 PM EST     0.72 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Oregon Inlet Channel, North Carolina
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Oregon Inlet Channel
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Thu -- 12:19 AM EST     -0.17 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:16 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 06:47 AM EST     1.33 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:08 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 01:17 PM EST     -0.12 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 04:13 PM EST     Moonset
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Thu -- 07:02 PM EST     1.03 feet High Tide
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