Scattered Showers And Few Sun Breaks On Easter Sunday...
The skies will stay mostly cloudy Easter Sunday. There will be spotty and scattered showers over the area, keeping temperatures capped in the mid to low 60s. Winds will be breezy around 10 to 20 mph from the northeast, so be sure to wear a jacket if you will be doing any outdoor Easter egg hunts.
We'll get more sun and lose the rain on Monday, allowing temperatures to rise to the low 70s. A cold front will approach from the west on Tuesday, bringing a chance of a few thunderstorms to the area, however we do not expect any severe weather with this system. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s Tuesday before dropping down to the low 70s on Wednesday.
Wednesday through Friday will be quite sunny with temperatures starting in the low 70s and maxing out near 80° Friday afternoon.
Easter Sunday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and brief sun breaks. Highs in the mid to low 60s. Breezy conditions as northeast winds blow at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy to start and partly cloudy to finish. Remaining shower activity should end early. Lows in the upper 40s with winds from the northeast at 7 to 15 mph.
Monday: Partly cloudy with warmer temps. Highs in the low 70s. Winds from the northeast at 6 to 12 mph.
BEACH AND BOATING FORECAST:
*SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY*
Winds will blow from the northeast to north at 20 to 25 knots through Sunday. Offshore wave heights will run 5 to 8 feet with swells around 2 to 3 feet on the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds.