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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 331 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

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8NM SSE Gulfport MS

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A weak trough of low pressure over the north central Gulf of Mexico will push west through tonight. Otherwise, weak high pressure will build over the region Tuesday and Wednesday. A cold front is expected to push through the coastal waters Thursday night into Friday.

Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds near 5 knots becoming north after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds near 5 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest late in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Friday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Friday Night
North winds near 10 knots rising to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
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Last Update: 331 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017
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