Weather Now for Atlantic Beach, NC

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December 2, 2023 8:08 AM EST 
Sunrise 6:56AM   Sunset 4:57PM

AMZ158 S Of Cape Lookout To N Of Surf City Nc Out 20 Nm- 634 Am Est Sat Dec 2 2023
.small craft advisory in effect until 10 am est this morning...
Today..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late. A slight chance of tstms until late afternoon. A chance of showers.
Tonight..S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming sw 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. Showers.

Forecast for Marine Location Near Atlantic Beach, NC

Discussion for Newport/Morehead City, NC
MARINE... SHORT TERM /through Tonight/... As of 430 AM Sat...There is potential for some marine fog to develop across coastal waters north of Cape Hatteras as well as the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds this morning due to a highly saturated boundary layer and very similar water and air temps. There is potential for this fog to become locally dense, as well as a chance that not much fog materializes at all. Winds remain brisk with elevated seas for our central and southern waters, especially toward the Gulf Stream with Diamond Buoy still gusting to 27 kts. While lowering wind speeds and diminishing waves will be the theme today, we extended the small craft advisories for the areas mentioned above to delay the onset of improvement given current conditions. The gradient over the waters tonight will remain tight enough for southwest winds to approach 20 kts, especially over the outer waters toward the Gulf Stream with elevated waves of 4 to 5 feet. Nearshore and over the sounds, and cooler water, wind speeds will be much lower. LONG TERM /Sunday through Wednesday/... As of 4 AM Saturday... Sunday-Tuesday...Sunday will present the next SCA conditions for waters south of Cape Hatteras. SW winds 10-15 kt increase to 15-20 kt through the day. Expect 25 kt gusts by Sunday afternoon and 3-5 ft seas building to 4-6 (some 7 footers south of Ocracoke Inlet). Conditions drop below SCA criteria around midnight Monday. Waters north of Cape Hatteras will see SW winds 10-20 kt with gusts near 25 kt and 3-5 ft seas. SCA conditions for the waters south of Oregon Inlet return Monday night into Tuesday (NW winds 15-20 kt and gusts 25+ kt, 3-5 ft seas). Conditions improve during the day Tuesday and winds will back from NW to SW (10-15 kt). Wednesday...SCA conditions return with the strongest gusts of the period Wednesday afternoon/evening (NW 15-25 kt with 30+ kt gusts). Seas will build from 2-3 ft Wednesday morning to 3-5 ft by Wednesday night.
Weather Reporting Stations
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWaves
BFTN7 - 8656483 - Beaufort, NC 3 mi50 min WSW 5.1G8 66°F
Wind History from MRH

AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTemp
KMRH MICHAEL J SMITH FIELD,NC 4 sm10 minSSW 089 smMostly Cloudy66°F
KNJM BOGUE FIELD MCALF,NC 16 sm11 minWSW 054 smOvercast Haze 82°F

Atlantic Beach Bridge, North CarolinaSorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.
Channel Marker Lt. #59, North Carolina
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Morehead City, NC,

GEOS Local Image of east us

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