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Partly cloudy and cooler across eastern Carolina on Wednesday...

Cooler air and breezy conditions will move into eastern Carolina on Wednesday. Skies will be partly cloudy as highs reach the middle 60s on Wednesday afternoon.

Low pressure off the New England coast will funnel cool west to northwesterly winds through the area through Friday. Afternoon highs will top out in the middle to upper 60s then dip into the middle 40s at night. Dry conditions should continue into the upcoming weekend.


Wednesday: Partly cloudy, breezy and cooler. Highs in the middle 60s, with northwesterly winds at 8 to 16 mph.

Wednesday Night: Becoming mostly clear and chilly. Lows in the middle 50s. Northwest winds at 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday: Clear and cool. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds at 6 to 10 mph.


*Small Craft Advisory in effect through Thursday afternoon...

Northwest winds at 15 to 25 knots through Thursday. Wave heights will run around 3 to 6 feet. Swells will run around 1 foot on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.


Skies will be partly cloudy on Wednesday. Winds will be gusty from the northwest at 15 to 25 knots.

Air Temp: 64 - Outer Banks; 66 - Crystal Coast
Water Temp: 68 - Outer Banks; 71 - Crystal Coast
Rip Risk: Low - Outer Banks; Low - Crystal Coast
Waves: 1-3 Ft. - Outer Banks; 1-3 Ft. - Crystal Coast


The 9th tropical depression of the hurricane season has developed in the Gulf of Mexico, near the Yucatan Peninsula. It is currently a disorganize tropical depression and could strengthen into a weak tropical storm late this week. If it reaches this strength before landfall it would be named Hanna.

As of Wednesday morning, the center of the circulation was located in the Bay of Campeche drifting east towards the Yucatan Peninsula at 6 mph. The official track has it crossing the peninsula Thursday and Friday before moving south of Cuba as a tropical depression on Sunday. All data suggests no threat to eastern Carolina or the United States.
  • Tuesday's High: 75°
  • Tuesday's Low: 54°
  • Sunset : 6:25 p.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:19 a.m.
  • High Tide (Atlantic Beach): 7:19 am
  • Low Tide: 1:37 pm
  • High Tide: 7:41 pm
  • High Tide (Outer Banks): 6:55 am
  • Low Tide: 12:44 pm
  • High Tide: 7:13 pm
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