...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
644 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A strong cold front will sweep across the area late Saturday. Strong
cold advection will develop in the wake of the front with gusty winds
developing Saturday night and Sunday. High pressure will build over
the waters Sunday through Wednesday.
S winds 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers with isolated tstms.
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers with isolated tstms.
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
NE winds 10 kt or less. Seas 2 ft.
NE winds 10 kt or less, becoming N. Seas 2 ft, then 1 to 2 ft.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.