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

3NM W Topsail Tire Reef MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 10kt
    3ft
  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 12kt
    3-4ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 10kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    N 9kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    N 9kt
    2ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    N 11kt
    2-3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 12kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NNE 10kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 9kt
    2-3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:29 am EST Dec 10, 2022
Forecast Valid: 2am 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 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday
NNE wind 10 to 12 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
NNE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
N wind 5 to 9 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
N wind 6 to 9 kt. A chance of rain before 1am. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
N wind around 11 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind 10 to 12 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday
NNE wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 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: 34.33°N 77.66°W
Last Update: 12:29 am EST Dec 10, 2022
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 10, 2022-6pm EST Dec 16, 2022
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