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

Last Update: 337 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

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23NM N Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast

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 TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IS LOCATED IN THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO...MOVING WEST. THIS SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE MIDDLE GULF OF MEXICO AND STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM BEFORE THEN MOVING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST GULF AND INTO FLORIDA LATER IN THE WEEK. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER FOR DETAILS.

Today
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Tuesday
East winds near 15 knots. Waves 3 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds near 15 knots. Waves 3 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East winds near 15 knots. Waves 3 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 337 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016
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