Hurricane Maria Forecast To Bring Impacts To East Coast

Hurricane Maria will approach the Mid-Atlantic coast early this week then finally shove eastward into the open Atlantic. Maria will likely not make landfall but will come close to portions of North Carolina midweek and could bring tropical storm force winds, locally heavy rain, storm surge, and very rough surf. Maria will create hazardous surf and rip currents for much of the East Coast this week.
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Last Update: 225 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017

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Synopsis: High pressure offshore and a thermal trough along the coast will maintain gusty north winds and steep wind seas south of Cape Blanco through Tuesday. Winds and seas will peak each afternoon and evening through Tuesday. North winds may increase even further late Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening and bring a mix of steep to very steep seas south of Cape Blanco with steep seas and small craft advisory winds possible north of Cape Blanco. North winds and steep seas will then gradually diminish Wednesday. Light southerly winds and light seas are expected Wednesday night into Thursday.

Today
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft early in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Tonight
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the night.
Tue
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue Night
N wind 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 4 to 5 ft.
Wed
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
Wed Night
N wind 15 kt...veering to NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
Thu
SE wind 5 kt...veering to NW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
NW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to N 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 4 ft.
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Last Update: 225 AM PDT Mon Sep 25 2017
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