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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
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12NM N San Francisco CA
Marine Point Forecast[NOTICE]
Small Craft Advisory
Last Update: 2:00 pm PDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1am PDT Aug 30, 2016-6pm PDT Sep 5, 2016
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA WILL CAUSE A TIGHTENING OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MIDWEEK. AS A RESULT...NORTHERLY WINDS AND STEEP SHORT PERIOD WAVES WILL BUILD ON TOP OF A SMALL SOUTHERLY SWELL. EXPECT NEAR GALE TO GALE CONDITIONS IN THE LEE OF PROMINENT POINT SUCH AS POINT SUR. CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN STRONG INTO THE WEEKEND...THOUGH AN APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH MAY DISRUPT THIS PATTERN.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
- The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.