Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions.
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Last Update: 1027 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

Synopsis: AMZ100-131115- 1027 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A strong cold front will continue to push east away from the Eastern NC waters overnight. Another cold front will cross late Thursday. Low pressure will pass near the coast Friday. High pressure will build over the area this weekend. $$

Overnight
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.
Wed
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
Wed Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough after midnight.
Thu
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 1027 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017
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