Temperatures will warm back up Thursday afternoon, rising into the mid 50s with southwest winds at 7 to 15 mph. The shift in wind direction will help to warm afternoon highs on Thursday and Friday back into average territory. A ridge of high pressure building into the area will keep skies mostly clear in the afternoon. A low pressure area will form off the coast Friday bringing some clouds but no rain to the area.
The quiet weather pattern will continue through the weekend. Sunshine will rule the skies both days with highs climbing from the upper 40s Saturday to the upper 50s on Sunday.
Thursday: Sunny and milder with highs in the mid 50s. Southwest wind at 7 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night: Clear and chilly with lows in the lower 30s. Northeast wind at 3 to 8 mph.
Friday: Clear to start, mostly cloudy to end the day. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest wind at 5 to 10 mph.
*Small Craft Advisory for all waters on Thursday*
Winds will be out of the southwest at 15 to 25 knots on Thursday. Offshore swells from 5 to 7 feet. Swells will run 2 to 3 feet on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
|Beach Forecast||OBX / Crystal Coast|
|Air Temp||48 / 49|
|Water Temp||65 / 67|
|Waves||1-3ft / 1-3ft|