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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

2NM WNW Georgetown Nearshore Wreck MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    NE 12kt
    3ft
  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    E 9kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    NNE 13kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 10kt
    2-3ft
  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ENE 15kt
    3ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    ENE 12kt
    2-3ft
  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 8kt
    2ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 10kt
    1-2ft
  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    NE 13kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:15 am EDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT WILL MOVE NORTHWEST TODAY AND THEN APPROACH THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA ON TUESDAY...PERHAPS AS A TROPICAL STORM. THE CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO TURN NORTH ON TUESDAY BEFORE ACCELERATING TO THE NORTHEAST AND AWAY FROM THE OUTER BANKS ON WEDNESDAY. SIGNIFICANT SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE GASTON WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE WATERS THROUGH MID-WEEK. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY AND THIS SHOULD HELP KEEP ANOTHER TROPICAL CYCLONE, CURRENTLY IN THE SOUTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO, FROM MOVING UP THE SOUTHEAST COAST.

Today
NE wind 10 to 12 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Tonight
E wind around 9 kt becoming NE after midnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday
NNE wind around 13 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
E wind 7 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday
ENE wind 12 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
ENE wind 7 to 12 kt becoming N after midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 6 to 8 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
NE wind 11 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

*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: 33.21°N 79.14°W
Last Update: 4:15 am EDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2016
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