Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 712 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017




Tonight: W winds around 15 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Thu: W winds 25 to 35 kt early, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. dominant period 7 seconds.

Thu Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

Fri: SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

Fri Night: NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

Sat: NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun: SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon: W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.



Zone Forecast: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)

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