Marine Weather for AM 154

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 2:31 am EST on December 16, 2019
Small Craft Advisory in effect from late tonight through Thursday evening
S Of Cape Hatteras To Ocracoke Inlet Nc Out 20 Nm
Including The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late this morning, then becoming SW this afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Tonight
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Tue
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Tue Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Wed
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 2:23 AM EST Dec. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 10 PM
EST Thursday...

* what... northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
seas 5 to 8 feet expected.

* Where... the coastal waters from Oregon Inlet to Ocracoke Inlet.

* When... from midnight tonight to 10 PM EST Thursday.

* Impacts... conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.





Marine Weather

Marine Weather Links

Tidal Potomac River and Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay.

Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island de to 20 nm offshore and Delaware Bay

Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay...Currituck Sound and Atlantic coastal waters from Fenwick Island de to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 nm

South Santee River SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm and Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 60 nm...including Charleston Harbor and Grays Reef National marine Sanctuary

Atlantic coastal waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm

Atlc coastal waters from Flagler Beach to Jupiter Inlet out 60 nm

From S of Currituck Beach Light to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm... including the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds and The Monitor National marine Sanctuary

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
USCG Hatteras, NC 55.0 °F
Oregon Inlet Marina, NC 55.0 °F
Beaufort, NC 55.9 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Diamond Shoals, NC 41025 72 °F
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Diamond Shls Lt NC
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Cape Lookout, NC CLKN7
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Cape Hatteras (fishing pier), North Carolina:  
2019-12-16 03:33 AM EST Low Tide -0.14
2019-12-16 10:05 AM EST High Tide 3.69
2019-12-16 04:38 PM EST Low Tide -0.09
2019-12-16 10:34 PM EST High Tide 2.71
2019-12-17 04:31 AM EST Low Tide -0.03
2019-12-17 10:59 AM EST High Tide 3.51
Cape Hatteras, North Carolina:  
2019-12-16 03:34 AM EST Low Tide -0.15
2019-12-16 10:06 AM EST High Tide 3.69
2019-12-16 04:39 PM EST Low Tide -0.10
2019-12-16 10:35 PM EST High Tide 2.71
2019-12-17 04:32 AM EST Low Tide -0.04
2019-12-17 11:00 AM EST High Tide 3.51
Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina:  
2019-12-16 03:46 AM EST Low Tide -0.11
2019-12-16 10:13 AM EST High Tide 2.43
2019-12-16 04:51 PM EST Low Tide -0.08
2019-12-16 10:42 PM EST High Tide 1.79
2019-12-17 04:44 AM EST Low Tide -0.03
2019-12-17 11:07 AM EST High Tide 2.31
Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina:  
2019-12-16 03:44 AM EST Low Tide -0.11
2019-12-16 10:14 AM EST High Tide 2.32
2019-12-16 04:49 PM EST Low Tide -0.08
2019-12-16 10:43 PM EST High Tide 1.71
2019-12-17 04:42 AM EST Low Tide -0.03
2019-12-17 11:08 AM EST High Tide 2.21
Ocracoke, Ocracoke Island, North Carolina:  
2019-12-16 03:37 AM EST Low Tide 0.02
2019-12-16 10:24 AM EST High Tide 1.23
2019-12-16 04:59 PM EST Low Tide 0.07
2019-12-16 10:51 PM EST High Tide 0.92
2019-12-17 04:35 AM EST Low Tide 0.07
2019-12-17 11:17 AM EST High Tide 1.17

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Blair Channel, Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina Current (10d):  
2019-12-16 04:09 AM EST Max Ebb -2.09 knots
2019-12-16 07:49 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:18 AM EST Max Flood 1.20 knots
2019-12-16 01:18 PM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 04:47 PM EST Max Ebb -2.33 knots
2019-12-16 08:47 PM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:50 PM EST Max Flood 0.91 knots
2019-12-17 01:37 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-17 05:06 AM EST Max Ebb -2.03 knots
2019-12-17 08:48 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-17 11:12 AM EST Max Flood 1.14 knots
Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina Current:  
2019-12-16 01:10 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 03:44 AM EST Max Ebb -2.33 knots
2019-12-16 07:39 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:27 AM EST Max Flood 2.40 knots
2019-12-16 01:48 PM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 04:22 PM EST Max Ebb -2.59 knots
2019-12-16 08:37 PM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:59 PM EST Max Flood 1.82 knots
2019-12-17 02:07 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-17 04:41 AM EST Max Ebb -2.26 knots
2019-12-17 08:38 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-17 11:21 AM EST Max Flood 2.28 knots
Sheep Island Slue, North Carolina Current:  
2019-12-16 04:02 AM EST Max Ebb -0.47 knots
2019-12-16 07:30 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 11:03 AM EST Max Flood 0.20 knots
2019-12-16 01:05 PM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 04:40 PM EST Max Ebb -0.52 knots
2019-12-16 08:28 PM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 11:35 PM EST Max Flood 0.15 knots
2019-12-17 01:24 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-17 04:59 AM EST Max Ebb -0.45 knots
2019-12-17 08:29 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-17 11:57 AM EST Max Flood 0.19 knots
Teaches Hole Channel, Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina Current (10d):  
2019-12-16 03:53 AM EST Max Ebb -1.86 knots
2019-12-16 07:46 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:12 AM EST Max Flood 1.20 knots
2019-12-16 01:12 PM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 04:31 PM EST Max Ebb -2.07 knots
2019-12-16 08:44 PM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:44 PM EST Max Flood 0.91 knots
2019-12-17 01:31 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-17 04:50 AM EST Max Ebb -1.81 knots
2019-12-17 08:45 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-17 11:06 AM EST Max Flood 1.14 knots
Wallace Channel, Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina Current (9d):  
2019-12-16 04:19 AM EST Max Ebb -2.09 knots
2019-12-16 07:48 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:42 AM EST Max Flood 1.80 knots
2019-12-16 01:33 PM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 04:57 PM EST Max Ebb -2.33 knots
2019-12-16 08:46 PM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 11:14 PM EST Max Flood 1.37 knots
2019-12-17 01:52 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-17 05:16 AM EST Max Ebb -2.03 knots
2019-12-17 08:47 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-17 11:36 AM EST Max Flood 1.71 knots
channel entrance, Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina Current:  
2019-12-16 03:46 AM EST Max Ebb -2.79 knots
2019-12-16 07:45 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:09 AM EST Max Flood 2.00 knots
2019-12-16 01:13 PM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-16 04:24 PM EST Max Ebb -3.11 knots
2019-12-16 08:43 PM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-16 10:41 PM EST Max Flood 1.52 knots
2019-12-17 01:32 AM EST Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2019-12-17 04:43 AM EST Max Ebb -2.71 knots
2019-12-17 08:44 AM EST Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2019-12-17 11:03 AM EST Max Flood 1.90 knots