WIND ADVISORY - In effect from 6am to 9pm Tuesday for Carteret, Outer Banks Hyde and Outer Banks Dare county. Winds will be out to the ESE at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 mph at times. Secure loose and light objects.
HIGH SURF ADVISORY - In effect from late Monday night through late Tuesday night for the beaches of Onslow, Carteret, Outer Banks Dare and Outer Banks Hyde county. 7 to 12 foot waves will bring minor beach erosion and dangerous rip currents to the beaches.
An area of low pressure will track just south of the area Tuesday and result in heavy rain in the morning. Rainfall totals will range between 1 and 2 inches, but locally higher amounts over 3 inches will be possible. The strongest winds will combine with the highest coverage of rain between the early morning hours and noon. The severe weather threat will remain low, but a few stronger thunderstorms could be possible in the morning and afternoon along the Crystal Coast. Highs will run in the mid to upper 60s with lows in the 50s. The rain will move out of the are early Wednesday morning.
Tuesday: Showers likely with an isolated thunderstorm possible. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 15 to 25 mph. Rain chance: 90%. 1 to 2" of rain possible.
Tuesday Night: Scattered showers with lows in the upper 50s. South winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning before breaking in the afternoon. Scattered showers will be possible again late in the day. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*Gale Warning Tuesday*
Winds will blow from the east at 20 to 30 kts. Swells will be 9-14 ft. on Tuesday. Wave heights for the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds will be 1-2 feet.
|Beach Forecast||OBX / Crystal Coast|
|Air Temp||44 / 43|
|Water Temp||38 / 36|
|Waves||2-4ft / 2-4ft|