Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

2NM NE Duck Pier NC

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Showers

    Winds IncreasingSW 29kt
    5-6ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    W 33ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 21kt
    4ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNW 17ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    WNW 9ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft
  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    Winds IncreasingNNE 18kt
    2-3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NW 24kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 21kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 18ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:18 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Synopsis: AMZ100-051030- 1002 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A strong low pressure system will to move through the region tonight and tomorrow. Colder high pressure then builds in from the west early next week. Another strong storm system is then expected for develop off the NC coast Monday, with high pressure building in behind in through mid week. $$

Overnight
S wind 23 to 26 kt becoming SW 26 to 29 kt. Winds could gust as high as 38 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then showers likely. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Saturday
W wind 28 to 33 kt becoming NW 21 to 26 kt. Winds could gust as high as 39 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 17 to 21 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday
NNW wind 14 to 17 kt becoming WNW 8 to 11 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A slight chance of showers after 1am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 13 to 18 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind 22 to 24 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers before 1am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 18 to 21 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 15 to 18 kt decreasing to 12 to 15 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 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: 36.2°N 75.71°W
Last Update: 10:18 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020
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