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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Last Update: 649 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Lewes DE

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDED FROM AROUND CAPE COD, ACROSS THE WATERS OFF LONG ISLAND TO CENTRAL NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AT MID AFTERNOON. THE FRONT WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE AS IT DRIFTS SOUTHWARD. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND FROM TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT IS EXPECTED TO PASS WELL TO OUR SOUTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE FRONT IS ANTICIPATED TO PASS THROUGH OUR REGION EARLY ON THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR FRIDAY INTO THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

Tonight
SW winds around 5 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
Tue
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
Tue Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
Wed
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms in the morning. A chance of showers.
Thu Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
N winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 649 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016
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