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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 1251 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017




This Afternoon: NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds.

Tonight: NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds...building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds after midnight, then subsiding to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds late.

Tue: NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 7 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds... Building to 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds.

Tue Night: NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft...building to 10 to 14 ft.

Wed: NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas around 14 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. A chance of showers.

Wed Night: NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 13 ft. A chance of showers.

Thu: N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 12 ft...subsiding to 11 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers early in the morning.

Thu Night: N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 9 ft...subsiding to 8 ft after midnight.

Fri: N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 7 ft...subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)

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