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Kill Devil Hills, NC

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Sunrise 6:36AMSunset 5:58PM Thursday February 27, 2020 8:39 AM EST (13:39 UTC) Moonrise 8:51AMMoonset 9:40PM Illumination 16% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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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AMZ150 S Of Currituck Beach Light To Oregon Inlet Nc Out 20 Nm- 714 Am Est Thu Feb 27 2020
.small craft advisory in effect through late tonight...
Today..W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Tonight..W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Fri..W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Fri night..W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds.
Sat..NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat night..NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun..W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming sw. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon..SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Kill Devil Hills town, NC
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Area Discussion for - Newport/Morehead City, NC
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FXUS62 KMHX 271211 AFDMHX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 711 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SYNOPSIS. Cooler and drier weather as high pressure builds over the area through the weekend, then a warming trends begins early next week. The next cold front looks to move through around the mid week period next week.

NEAR TERM /TODAY/. As of 700 AM Thurs . The latest analysis is showing the cold front well offshore with high pressure building in from the southwest and a departing low pressure system in the New England region. Today will be a chilly and breezy day with downsloping effect occurring behind the cold front. Though it will be sunny, expect temps to reach into the low 50s with gusty W up to 30 mph inland and higher along the Outer Banks

SHORT TERM /TONIGHT/. As of 230 AM Thurs . The wind finally relax, but cold air advection continues to filter into the region. Temps will drop into the upper 20s to low 30s inland and mid/upper 30s along the Outer Banks, under clear skies.

LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. As of 315 AM Thu . High pressure will bring cooler and drier air late week into the weekend. A return to warm conditions by early next week with continued dry weather. Next cold front may move through around mid week.

Friday through Sunday . A broad upper level trough will persist across the eastern United States for the end of the week into the weekend as surface high pressure builds in from the north and west. This will lead to a period of slightly below normal temperatures and mostly dry weather. Reinforcing cold fronts will push through this weekend. Very little moisture with the fronts and associated shortwave energy, so will leave a dry fcst. Highs Fri and Sat in the low/mid 50s, then moderating to the mid/upr 50s by Sun. Overnight lows in the upper 20s to low 30s inland and mid/upr 30s along the coast.

Monday and Tuesday . Return to above climo as ridging returns to the Eastern CONUS. Attm it appears dry weather will persist as large sfc high pres will be set up along the east coast into the wrn Atlantic basin. Highs reach into the 60s to near 70 Mon, and into the 70s inland to 60s coast on Tue. Mild overnight lows in the mid/upr 30s Mon night and around 50 Tue night.

Wednesday . Full latitude trough will sweep across the mid CONUS by mid week, pushing a cold front towards E NC, when we will finally see the next chc of showers. Have introduced chc pops attm. It will continue very warm, with highs in the 70s and lows in the mid/upr 50s, some 10-20 degrees above climo.

AVIATION /12Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. Short Term /through Thursday/ . As of 700 AM Thurs . High confidence in VFR conditions as high pressure is building in from the southwest. A drier and cooler airmass will dominated the region leading sunny skies today, but with gusty W winds between 20-25 knots through late afternoon/early evening, then becoming around 5-10 knots.

Long Term /Thu night through Mon/ . As of 315 AM Thu . Dry weather and mainly SKC to prevail into early next week as sprawling high pres will dominate the region.

MARINE. Short Term /through Thursday/ . As of 700 AM Thurs . The latest buoy observations are showing gusty WNW 25-33 knots and seas 3-5 ft north of Oregon Inlet and 6-8 ft south. SCA remains in effect for all the waters and rivers, except for Alligator River, where occasional gusts to 25 kt are possible today due to CAA westerly flow mixing to the surface across larger bodies of water through the day. Seas are peaking now with the highest over the central waters. Seas will slowly subside mostly to 4-6 ft with 7 footer along the central waters late today. Tonight, WNW winds 15-25 kts continues as seas subside further to 3-6 ft.

Long Term /Fri through Tue/ . As of 315 AM Thu . High pressure slowly builds in from the W into early next week, keeping mainly west to northwest flow in place as several reinforcing shots of CAA bring marginal periods of SCA conditions through the weekend. Swrly flow will increase on Tue as gradient tighten, bringing 20-30 kt winds and seas above 6 ft, which will last through mid week as a strong cold front approaches the area.

MHX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NC . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 7 PM EST this evening for AMZ136- 137-230-231. Small Craft Advisory until 4 AM EST Friday for AMZ135-156-158. Small Craft Advisory until 7 AM EST Friday for AMZ152-154. Small Craft Advisory until 1 AM EST Friday for AMZ150.

SYNOPSIS . MHX NEAR TERM . BM SHORT TERM . BM LONG TERM . TL AVIATION . TL/BM MARINE . TL/BM


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 11 mi52 min W 19 G 25 45°F 1008.7 hPa
44056 - Duck FRF, NC 12 mi40 min 48°F2 ft
44086 15 mi45 min 48°F5 ft
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 18 mi40 min 47°F4 ft
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 18 mi58 min W 15 G 20 46°F 53°F1009 hPa

Wind History for Duck, NC
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Kill Devil Hills, First Flight Airport, NC2 mi45 minW 12 G 2210.00 miPartly Cloudy45°F31°F59%1009.1 hPa
Manteo / Dare County Regional, NC7 mi45 minNW 15 G 2210.00 miFair45°F30°F57%1009.8 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KFFA

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Tide / Current Tables for Kitty Hawk (ocean), North Carolina
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Kitty Hawk (ocean)
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Thu -- 03:33 AM EST     0.12 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:36 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:50 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 09:33 AM EST     3.09 feet High Tide
Thu -- 03:45 PM EST     0.11 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:55 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 09:40 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 09:53 PM EST     3.13 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Jennetts Pier (ocean), North Carolina
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Jennetts Pier (ocean)
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Thu -- 03:32 AM EST     0.12 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:35 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:50 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 09:29 AM EST     3.11 feet High Tide
Thu -- 03:44 PM EST     0.11 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:55 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 09:39 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 09:49 PM EST     3.16 feet High Tide
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