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Southern Shores, NC

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Sunrise 5:58AMSunset 8:04PM Thursday May 13, 2021 9:21 AM EDT (13:21 UTC) Moonrise 6:06AMMoonset 8:57PM Illumination 4% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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- 918 Am Edt Thu May 13 2021
Rest of today..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
Tonight..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
Fri..NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
Fri night..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
Sat..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
Sat night..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
Sun..NE winds around 5 kt, becoming se. Waves flat, increasing to light chop.
Mon..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
AMZ200 617 Am Edt Thu May 13 2021
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles.. Low pressure located along a cold front north of the bahamas will slowly move away from the southeast coast over the next few days. High pressure will eventually bring lower winds and subsiding seas this weekend.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Southern Shores, NC
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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FXUS61 KAKQ 131027 AFDAKQ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Wakefield VA 627 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will gradually become centered over the local area into the weekend.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/. As of 145 AM EDT Thursday .

Sfc hi pres from the lower Great Lakes/OH Valley gradually builds into the mid-Atlantic region today. Starting out quite cool w/ plenty of readings in the l-m40s (even u30s mainly over parts of the Piedmont WNW of RIC) Winds light/VRB attm. w/ become NNE avg less than 10 mph inland . 10-15 mph for a while at the coast. Other than FEW/SCT hi based CU midday/afternoon . expecting SKC. Highs in the m-u60s at the coast to l70s inland.

SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 PM FRIDAY/. As of 145 AM EDT Thursday .

Another in the series of cool wx nights tonight under mainly SKC Winds becoming light/VRB. w/ most lows 40-45F inland . u40s-around 50F.

OP models showing a weakening trough aloft diving across the region Fri Atmos will be quite dry once again. but can't rule out ISOLD SHRA in the afternoon/evening (keeping PoPs aob 14% for now) Otw. mostly sunny w/ light winds and highs mainly in the l70s . 60s at the immediate coast.

LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. As of 200 AM EDT Thursday .

Sfc high then builds over the region Fri night over the upcoming weekend . eventually sliding offshore late Sun. This should translate to slowly moderating temperatures over the weekend. One concern (by Sun . NW flow aloft by late in the weekend may lead to potential for any convective develop WNW of the region trying to spread into the region. PoPs to remain 15-30% . highest for NW portions Sun. Highs in the 70s over the weekend. Early morning low temperatures start out in the upper 40s to lower 50s over the weekend, and then lower to mid 50s as we turn to early next week.

Looking ahead, strengthening Bermuda high looks to portend a continuation of the warming trend into the middle of next week, with more typical diurnally-driven convection by the middle of next week.

AVIATION /12Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. As of 625 AM EDT Thursday .

VFR conditions expected through the 12Z/13 TAF period. Sfc hi pres builds into the local area through today w/ NNE winds blo 10 kt inland . 10-15 kt mid morning through early/mid afternoon at the coast Other than SCT CU (6-8kft). SKC. VFR conditions persist into Sun. A weak upper level trough will bring a slight chc of SHRA Fri afternoon/evening . otw dry wx. A warm front is forecast to move through the FA late in the upcoming weekend which may result in ISOLD-SCT convection.

MARINE. As of 400 AM EDT Thursday .

Northerly winds 10-15 kt will continue throughout on the day on Thursday as high pressure continues to build into the area. Winds will diminish this evening as high pressure become centered over the Mid-Atlantic. Quiet marine conditions are expected through early next week. Easterly to southerly winds will be below 10 kt with high pressure remaining over the region,then slowly moving off the coast. Seas will be around 2 ft and waves around 1 ft.

AKQ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MD . None. NC . None. VA . None. MARINE . None.

SYNOPSIS . LKB NEAR TERM . ALB SHORT TERM . ALB/MAM LONG TERM . ALB/MAM AVIATION . ALB MARINE . AJB


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DUKN7 - Duck Pier, NC - 8651370 6 mi52 min N 11 G 13 56°F 1023 hPa
44056 - Duck FRF, NC 7 mi56 min 59°F2 ft
44100 - Duck FRF 26m, NC (430) 13 mi56 min 59°F2 ft
44086 17 mi39 min 60°F3 ft
ORIN7 - 8652587 - Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 23 mi52 min N 11 G 17 59°F1022.8 hPa
44095 31 mi56 min 60°F4 ft

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Kill Devil Hills, First Flight Airport, NC6 mi27 minN 610.00 miFair58°F53°F82%1023 hPa
Manteo / Dare County Regional, NC12 mi27 minNNE 1010.00 miFair59°F52°F77%1023.7 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 -- 03:21 AM EDT     0.26 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:58 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:06 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 09:13 AM EDT     3.09 feet High Tide
Thu -- 03:08 PM EDT     0.38 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 08:00 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 09:25 PM EDT     3.68 feet High Tide
Thu -- 09:57 PM EDT     Moonset
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Tide / Current Tables for Duck Pier, outside, North Carolina (2)
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Duck Pier
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Thu -- 03:21 AM EDT     0.24 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:58 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:06 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 09:17 AM EDT     3.12 feet High Tide
Thu -- 03:08 PM EDT     0.36 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 08:00 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 09:29 PM EDT     3.70 feet High Tide
Thu -- 09:58 PM EDT     Moonset
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