Turning Stormy in the Northwest

An active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 634 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017




Today: NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

Tonight: NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

Thu: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Thu Night: N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

Fri: N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.

Fri Night: NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.

Sat: E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

Sun: SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.



Zone Forecast: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)

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