Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south.
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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

6NM NE Topsail Tire Reef MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 8kt
    3ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 10kt
    2-3ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 8kt
    3ft
  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    N 7ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingN 7kt
    3ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    N 10kt
    3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 10kt
    3-4ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NNE 9kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 8kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:07 pm EST Dec 9, 2022
Forecast Valid: 12am EST Dec 10, 2022-6pm EST Dec 16, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: AMZ200-101515- 946 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... A cold front has shifted south of the region, and high pressure will build southward on the lee side of the Appalachians through early next week. A strong low-pressure system along the Mississippi River on Wednesday will move across the Carolinas Thursday into Friday. $$

Overnight
NNE wind around 8 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday
NNE wind 8 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 16 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
NNE wind around 8 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 7 kt after midnight. A chance of rain before 1am. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday
N wind 8 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 16 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday Night
N wind around 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
NNE wind around 9 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind around 8 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 34.43°N 77.53°W
Last Update: 9:07 pm EST Dec 9, 2022
Forecast Valid: 12am EST Dec 10, 2022-6pm EST Dec 16, 2022
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