Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island.
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Last Update: 415 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

12NM SSE Chincoteague VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

Synopsis: TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT...LOCATED SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS...IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWEST TOWARDS THE NC OUTER BANKS LATER TODAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL THEN TURN NORTHEAST AND OUT TO SEA TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP ACROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...USHERING IN COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND. MEANWHILE...ANOTHER WAVE OF TROPICAL MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO SLIDE ALONG AND EVENTUALLY OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTHEAST COAST FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

Through 7 Am
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
Today
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the late evening and early morning. A slight chance of showers late.
Wed
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wed Night
S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
Thu
SW winds 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Thu Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 415 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016
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