FORECAST: Fantastic weather for Beach 2 Battleship triathlon

FORECAST: Fantastic weather for Beach 2 Battleship triathlon

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - High pressure will continue to be in control of the weather across the area for the weekend.

A chilly start may afford some layering early but overall, sunshine and a warm up looks to prevail.

Water temperatures at Wrightsville Beach are running in the lower 70s, air temperatures getting in the water will be near 50 degrees to start the full distance race. Rest of the day will feature a nice warm-up into the lower 70s by the mid-day hours.

Continued clear skies will be in the forecast into the evening hours with temperatures dipping into the 60s.

People in the area can also expect to see traffic delays throughout the weekend. Here's a look at what you can expect to see:

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