Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for North Carolina Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring Tropical Depression 9, which is entering the Gulf of Mexico.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    E 16kt
    1ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    E 13kt
    < 1ft

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    E 16kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    ESE 11kt
    < 1ft

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SSE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely

    S 13kt
    < 1ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    S 14kt
    1ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    SSW 19kt
    1ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SW 18kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 80 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:08 am EDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 2am EDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

Synopsis: A MODERATE PRESSURE GRADIENT CONTINUES BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH AND TROPICAL DEPRESSION 09 MOVING SOUTH OF KEY WEST AND INTO THE SE GULF LATER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. THE PERSISTENT EAST NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE WITH EASTERLY SURGES NEAR SCEC CRITERIA OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS BY MID WEEK AS TD 09 MOVES WEST OF THE AREA IN THE CENTRAL GULF. THEY WILL SHIFT FURTHER TO THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST BY THURSDAY AS THE STORM MOVES NORTH TOWARD THE BIG BEND AREA OF FLORIDA. WINDS WILL RAMP UP TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF WATERS ON THURSDAY WITH TROPICAL STORM FORCE OVER THE NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR EACH DAY AND WILL ENHANCE THE WINDS AND SEAS IN THE VICINITY OF THOSE STORMS.

Overnight
E wind around 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday
E wind 10 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 19 kt. Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
E wind 12 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
ESE wind 7 to 11 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
SSE wind around 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
S wind 9 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 19 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
S wind around 14 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
SSW wind 12 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
SW wind around 18 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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.
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Point Forecast: 27.73°N 82.74°W
Last Update: 12:08 am EDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 2am EDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2016
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