Oak Island Weather

33°54'N 78°5'W

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Current Conditions
Clear
83°F
Feels like: 91°F
Wind Chill: 83°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 91°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 75°F Wind: 12mph
Humidity: 75% Direction: 240° (WSW)
Pressure: 30" Gusts: 17mph
Reported: 5 minutes 51 seconds ago
August 19, 2018 11:30 am EST
Location: 33.721N 78.015W or 11 nautical miles SSE of search location of 33.9017N 78.0817W.
Significant Wave Height: 4 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 6 sec
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.4°C)
August 19, 2018 12:08 pm EST
Location: 33.837N 78.477W or 20 nautical miles W of search location of 33.9017N 78.0817W.
Wind Direction: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 14 knots
Wind Gust: 19 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.5°C)
Water Temperature: 82°F (27.8°C)
August 19, 2018 11:00 am EST
Location: 33.841N 78.482W or 20 nautical miles W of search location of 33.9017N 78.0817W.
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 5 sec
Mean Wave Direction: S (182°)
Sunday, August 19
6:36am / 7:54pm 3:02pm / 12:55am
Partly Cloudy
85°
77°
Day: Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 85F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Scattered thunderstorms. Low 77F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Monday, August 20
6:37am / 7:53pm 3:56pm / 1:36am
Scattered Thunderstorms
86°
77°
Day: Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 86F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Night: Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low 77F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Tuesday, August 21
6:38am / 7:52pm 4:47pm / 2:20am
AM Thunderstorms
86°
79°
Morning thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 70s.
Wednesday, August 22
6:38am / 7:51pm 5:34pm / 3:07am
Scattered Thunderstorms
86°
74°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 70s.
Thursday, August 23
6:39am / 7:49pm 6:18pm / 3:58am
PM Thunderstorms
84°
72°
Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.
Friday, August 24
6:40am / 7:48pm 6:58pm / 4:50am
Scattered Thunderstorms
82°
72°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.
Saturday, August 25
6:41am / 7:47pm 7:35pm / 5:44am
Scattered Thunderstorms
83°
74°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 70s.
Sunday, August 26
6:41am / 7:46pm 8:09pm / 6:39am
AM Thunderstorms
83°
74°
Thunderstorms early. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 70s.
Monday, August 27
6:42am / 7:44pm 8:42pm / 7:35am
Isolated Thunderstorms
84°
74°
Isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 70s.
Tuesday, August 28
6:43am / 7:43pm 9:14pm / 8:31am
AM Thunderstorms
83°
75°
Morning showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 70s.
Wind Forecast
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Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
Synopsis: AMZ200-192245- 1041 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... Southwest winds, around the western periphery of high pressure anchored well offshore of the Southeast coast, will continue until midweek. A front should move through the local waters Wednesday into Thursday. $$
This Afternoon
SW wind around 13 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SW wind 10 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
SW wind 8 to 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
SW wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
SW wind 7 to 11 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
SW wind 11 to 13 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
SW wind around 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 7 to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas around 1 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.