Oak Island Weather

33°54'N 78°5'W

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Current Conditions
Scattered Clouds
49°F
Feels like: 46°F
Wind Chill: 46°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 49°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 46°F Wind: 8mph
Humidity: 87% Direction: 10° (N)
Pressure: 30.3" Gusts: -
Reported: 17 minutes 8 seconds ago
October 18, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 33.721N 78.015W or 11 nautical miles SSE of search location of 33.9017N 78.0817W.
Significant Wave Height: 5 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 10 sec
Average Period: 4.7 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SE (134°)
Water Temperature: 75°F (23.9°C)
October 18, 2017 4:45 am EST
Location: 34.155N 77.851W or 19 nautical miles NE of search location of 33.9017N 78.0817W.
Wind Direction: NNE (20°)
Wind Speed: 1 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.27 in (1025.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 50°F (9.9°C)
Dew Point: 48°F (9.0°C)
October 18, 2017 5:08 am EST
Location: 33.837N 78.484W or 20 nautical miles W of search location of 33.9017N 78.0817W.
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 16 knots
Wind Gust: 19 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.27 in (1025.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 55°F (12.5°C)
Water Temperature: 74°F (23.4°C)
Wednesday, October 18
7:20am / 6:34pm 6:03am / 6:18pm
Mostly Sunny
73°
57°
Day: Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 73F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Night: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 57F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday, October 19
7:21am / 6:33pm 7:01am / 6:51pm
Partly Cloudy
78°
53°
Day: Partly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 78F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Night: Clear. Low 53F. Winds light and variable.
Friday, October 20
7:21am / 6:31pm 7:59am / 7:26pm
Sunny
78°
56°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 50s.
Saturday, October 21
7:22am / 6:30pm 8:55am / 8:02pm
Mostly Sunny
79°
63°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Sunday, October 22
7:23am / 6:29pm 9:50am / 8:40pm
Partly Cloudy
79°
66°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Monday, October 23
7:24am / 6:28pm 10:44am / 9:21pm
Showers
79°
67°
Showers possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday, October 24
7:25am / 6:27pm 11:36am / 10:05pm
Rain
75°
55°
Rain. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday, October 25
7:26am / 6:26pm 12:25pm / 10:52pm
AM Showers
66°
48°
A few morning showers. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.
Thursday, October 26
7:27am / 6:25pm 1:12pm / 11:43pm
Sunny
65°
54°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Friday, October 27
7:27am / 6:24pm 1:56pm / 12:01am
Sunny
71°
57°
Sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 50s.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursdayFriday
MPH 9 10 9 5 6 6 7 8 6 0 1 2
N
NE
NE
N
NNE
N
N
NNE
NE
NE
N
NNW
Radar
Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: AMZ200-181515- 311 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure will remain to the north today. The high will shift northeast late in the week, moving over New England Saturday and off the New England coast Sunday while continuing to spread down the East Coast. $$
Today
NE wind around 14 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
NNE wind around 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
NNE wind 8 to 11 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NE wind around 6 kt becoming N after midnight. Clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
NNE wind 5 to 8 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
E wind 6 to 8 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday
ENE wind 5 to 8 kt. Mostly sunny. 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.