The National Weather Service recorded wind gusts up to 57 mph on the Outer Banks this afternoon as the former Hurricane Zeta raced through North Carolina and Virginia. A coastal flood advisory remains in effect for all of Outer Banks through 2 a.m. Saturday.
The Newport/Morehead City NWS forecast office reported the following wind gusts Thursday:
MANTEO, 54 MPH, 2:15 p.m.
OREGON INLET, 48 MPH, 3:52 p.m.
KILL DEVIL HILLS, 37 MPH, 4:15 p.m.
KHK RESORT, Hatteras, 52 MPH, 3:36 p.m.
AVON, 47 MPH, 3:59 p.m.
FRISCO, 43 MPH, 2:32 p.m.
BUXTON, 40 MPH, 3:27 p.m.
Maritime station wind gusts:
ALLIGATOR RIVER BR, 57 MPH, 2:47 p.m.
DUCK PIER, 55 MPH, 3:18 p.m.
CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE, 54 MPH, 3 p.m.
AVON SOUND, 48 MPH, 3:31 p.m
JENNETTES PIER, 48 MPH, 3:37 p.m.
Ever wonder what 30-40 knots of wind looks like over the open ocean, or how it impacts waves/seas? Check out the Buoy Camera at Diamond Shoals Buoy (41025) off Cape Hatteras – real time data: https://t.co/PppGYHdi5T
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— NWS Newport/Morehead (@NWSMoreheadCity) October 29, 2020