...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
Synopsis: A strong cold front will move south through the coastal
waters today and south of the waters tonight. Strong to severe storms
will accompany the front. In addition wind and seas will increase
into the 20 to 25 knot range today through Saturday with frequent
gusts to gale force along with building seas. These conditions will
produce very hazardous marine conditions and all small craft operators
are advised to remain in port. Improving marine conditions with
diminishing winds and subsiding seas are expected Saturday night into
Sunday and continuing into early next week as high pressure builds
in over the area.
S wind 15 to 24 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Seas 1 ft or less.
W wind 11 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Showers, mainly before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
WNW wind 10 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
NW wind 7 to 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
N wind around 6 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
NNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
N wind around 7 kt becoming E after midnight. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
ENE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
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.
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.