Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Charleston, SC Local Forecast Office

5NM NNW Cape Romain Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain

    N 29kt
    5-6ft

    Storm Warning
    Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Decreasing Clouds

    NW 24ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft
  • Monday

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingSW 22kt
    3-4ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    W 20kt
    4ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 20kt
    4ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 21kt
    4ft
  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    W 21kt
    4ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 21ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    WNW 13kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:13 am EST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 6am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: TREACHEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE TRACKS NORTH AND NE AND INTENSIFIES OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST TODAY...THEN MOVES AWAY FROM THE REGION TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA MONDAY. A DEEP TROUGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR LATE IN THE WEEK.

Today
N wind 25 to 29 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 kt. Rain, mainly before 2pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Tonight
NW wind 19 to 24 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Monday
W wind 12 to 17 kt becoming SW 17 to 22 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
W wind around 20 kt. A chance of showers before 1am. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday
W wind around 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind 19 to 21 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 19 to 21 kt. Sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind 18 to 21 kt decreasing to 15 to 18 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 9 to 13 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 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.
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Point Forecast: 33.03°N 79.32°W
Last Update: 5:13 am EST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 6am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
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