Hurricane Maria Forecast To Bring Impacts To East Coast

Hurricane Maria will approach the Mid-Atlantic coast early this week then finally shove eastward into the open Atlantic. Maria will likely not make landfall but will come close to portions of North Carolina midweek and could bring tropical storm force winds, locally heavy rain, storm surge, and very rough surf. Maria will create hazardous surf and rip currents for much of the East Coast this week.
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Last Update: 1254 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

18NM W Nags Head NC

Marine Zone Forecast

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

This Afternoon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of showers.
Tonight
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Tue
Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, increasing to very rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Tue Night
Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt after midnight. Waves very rough, increasing to extremely rough after midnight. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
Wed
Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves extremely rough, diminishing to very rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Wed Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.
Thu
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers in the morning.
Thu Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1254 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017
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