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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 327 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

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10NM NNE 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.

Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 327 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016
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