Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island.
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Last Update: 330 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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5NM SSW Naples FL

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SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO BRING GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND CHOPPY SEAS TO ALL SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO VEER SOUTHERLY THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...AS TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IS CURRENTLY FORECAST TO TRACK THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR ALL THE LOCAL GULF AND ATLANTIC WATERS, AND PERIODS OF HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES ESPECIALLY WITH THE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND STORMS.

CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY REMAINS FOR WINDS AND SEAS INTO MID WEEK HINGING ON THE EVENTUAL MOVEMENT OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. PLEASE CONSULT THE PRODUCTS OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE SYSTEM.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF AUG 30, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and south around 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet offshore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and south around 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet offshore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
Wednesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and south 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet offshore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and south 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet offshore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore and south southwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and south southwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore and 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and southwest 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west in the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 330 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016
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