Tracking the tropics this weekend.....
Sunday & Memorial Day
Occasional showers and storms will become more common through Sunday as Tropical Depression Bonnie approaches the Southeast. An increased threat of rip currents and heavy downpours will be the main weather threats during this time. High temps will reach the mid to low 80s for inland areas while the beaches stay near the 80° mark during the afternoons. Winds will become more gusty out of the east to southeast, especially near the coast, however sustained winds are not expected to exceed 25 mph.
Bonnie, currently a tropical depression located about 200 miles south of Atlantic Beach, continues to churn off the coast. Landfall is expected to occur late Sunday night near Charleston, SC, leading to a gradual decrease in strength Memorial Day through Wednesday. Humidity levels will stay high through weekend which will lead to continued scattered showers and storms. The threat of rip currents will remain high through Monday. The remnants of Bonnie will move over the East, continuing the trend of wet and breezy weather through the week.
Sunday: On and off downpours. Highs in the lower 80s, with southeast winds at 7 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night: Cloudy and wet. Showers and storms stay scattered and intermittent. Lows near 70° with SE winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day: Intermittent showers and storms continue. Highs in the low 80s with winds out of the south to southeast at 7 to 15 mph.
Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 knots Sunday. Swells will run from 2 to 5 feet offshore and 1 foot on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
Outer Banks Crystal Coast
Air Temp: 78 80
Water Temp: 68 71
Waves: 1-2 Ft. 1-2 Ft.
Rip Risk: High High
Winds: SE 7-12 mph SE 7-12 mph
|High Tide (Atlantic Beach)||1:59 am|
|Low Tide||8:44 am|
|High Tide||2:43 pm|
|High Tide (Outer Banks)||1:12 am|
|Low Tide||7:43 am|
|High Tide||1:56 pm|