Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Charleston, SC Local Forecast Office

5NM NW Cape Romain Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    Winds IncreasingE 8kt
    < 1ft
  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    ENE 8kt
    < 1ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 13kt
    < 1ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NNW 15kt
    < 1ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingN 17kt
    < 1ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNE 17ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 11kt
    < 1ft
  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Chance Showers

    E 14kt
    < 1ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Winds IncreasingS 23kt
    < 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:35 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL AWAY FROM THE AREA FRIDAY...THEN AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN REMAIN IN CONTROL UNTIL EARLY NEXT WEEK WHEN THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION. MORE HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN THEREAFTER.

Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 8 kt in the evening. Increasing clouds. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
ENE wind around 8 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. A chance of rain, mainly between 10am and 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WNW wind 9 to 13 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NNW wind 12 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
N wind 11 to 14 kt increasing to 14 to 17 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNE wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 11 to 14 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
ENE wind around 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Washington's Birthday
E wind 12 to 14 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
SE wind 16 to 19 kt becoming S 20 to 23 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Showers likely. 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: 33.03°N 79.35°W
Last Update: 3:35 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
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