Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for North Carolina Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring Tropical Depression 9, which is entering the Gulf of Mexico.
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Last Update: 1126 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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Charleston, SC Local Forecast Office

Charleston Harbor MR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED TO THE NORTH WILL PREVAIL INTO MONDAY. THEN THROUGH MID WEEK...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK NORTHWARD THROUGH THE GULF OF MEXICO. BY LATE WEEK...THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS FLORIDA AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST AS A TROPICAL STORM.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

Overnight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon Night
E winds 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
Tue
E winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Tue Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms early in the evening...then a chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.
Wed
E winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms early in the evening...then a slight chance of tstms in the late evening and overnight.
Thu
W winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms early in the evening...then a slight chance of tstms in the late evening and overnight.
Fri
Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and tstms. mariners are reminded that winds and waves can be higher in and near tstms. unless otherwise noted...waves 1 foot or less. charleston harbor water temperature...86 degrees.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...86 DEGREES.
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Last Update: 1126 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016
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