Latest Rip Current Forecast: Tuesday:
Jennette's Pier to Cape Hatteras: LOW
Cape Hatteras to Cape Lookout: HIGH
Cape Lookout to N. Topsail: HIGH
High pressure will build off the coast helping to lift the highs to near 90 today. Sunny skies and rising humidity will accompany this push of hot air, leading to a heat index in the low to mid 90s. Winds will blow out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph with the strongest winds closer to the coast.
More of the same is expected on Thursday with highs again reaching near 90 under sunny skies with continued gusty southwest winds. A cold front over Virginia will slowly move towards the area Friday bringing scattered showers and storms Friday afternoon. Highs Friday will dip to the mid 80s but much muggier air will keep it feeling like 90 degrees.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, breezy and very warm. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Highs near 90.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear and warm with lows around 70. Southwest winds at 8 to 12 mph.
Thursday: Staying sunny and very warm with highs around 90. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
*Small Craft Advisory Wednesday*
Winds will blow out of the southwest at 15-20 knots on Wednesday. Sea swells will run 3 to 5 feet during the day. The Sounds will see waves around 2 to 3 feet.
|Beach Forecast||OBX / Crystal Coast|
|Air Temp||67 / 76|
|Water Temp||63 / 71|