High Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents to Continue for Eastern U.S. Coastline from Jose; Major Hurricane Maria tears through the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Jose will continue to produce dangerous surf conditions and rip currents along the Northeast Coast during the next day or two. Meanwhile, dangerous Major Hurricane Maria is moving through the Caribbean, where significant impacts are expected Wednesday.
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Last Update: 701 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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Synopsis: AMZ100-211030- 701 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A trough of low pressure will slowly cross the region tonight then stall and dissipate near the southern sections Thursday. High pressure will extend into the area from the northwest Friday through the weekend. Hurricane Maria is expected to track between the Bahamas and Bermuda early next week. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late. A slight chance of tstms until early morning. A slight chance of showers.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Fri Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy.
Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 701 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017
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