Claudette Moves Offshore; Eastern Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

Beach hazards will persist along the coastal Carolinas as Claudette moves away from land. A cold front extending from the Plains to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic will bring threats of severe storms and heavy rain. Dry thunderstorms, some severe, may initiate fire starts in California and the interior Northwest. Heat and elevated-to-critical fire weather threats persist for much of the West.
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Last Update: 335 AM EDT Tue Jun 22 2021

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

5NM E Ocracoke NC

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: AMZ100-221915- 335 AM EDT Tue Jun 22 2021 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A slow moving cold front is forecast to cross the area Tuesday night, and then stall off the NC coast through mid week before moving back onshore as a warm front Thursday into Friday. High pressure then builds back into the area next weekend. $$

Today
SW winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms late this morning. A chance of showers and tstms early this afternoon, then showers and tstms likely late.
Tonight
W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and tstms.
Wed
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
Thu
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat
SE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 335 AM EDT Tue Jun 22 2021
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