A typical summer pattern will continue today and Wednesday. The storms across coastal communities will diminish overnight with isolated afternoon thunderstorms developing in the heat of the day tomorrow. Temperatures will peak in the low 90s with overnight lows only falling to the low to mid 70s. High humidity levels will keep the heat index between 98 and 103 each afternoon.
The Atlantic Basin continues to remain quiet on Wednesday.
This mid summer period is officially quietest for the Atlantic basin since 1982.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy to mostly clear. Lows in the low to mid 70s. Winds out of the southwest at 2 to 5 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a few afternoon thunderstorms possible. Highs in the lower 90s and a heat index around 100. Southwest wind 4 to 8 mph. Rain chance: 30%.
Wednesday Night: Showers diminishing through the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds out of the southwest at 2 to 5 mph.
Winds will be out of the southwest at 10 to 15 kts Wednesday. Seas will run around 2 to 4 feet. The Sounds will have 1 to 2 foot waves.
|Beach Forecast||OBX / Crystal Coast|
|Air Temp||86 / 87|
|Water Temp||80 / 85|
|Rip Risk: North of Cape Hatteras||Low Wednesday|
|Rip Risk: South of Cape Hatteras||Moderate Wednesday|