Unsettled Weather Continues in the Northwest; Tracking a Storm from the Plains to Northeast

Unsettled weather will persist across the western U.S. this week with heavy coastal rain and mountain snow for the Pacific Northwest. A storm will develop over the Central Plains and track to the Northeast through this weekend bringing a wintry mix over portions of the Plains and Midwest, heavy rain over the northern Gulf Coast and a potential for heavy snow in the Northeast this weekend.
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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

3NM W Cape Fear Sea Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 25kt
    4ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    NNE 23ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 17kt
    3ft
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 13kt
    3ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NE 11kt
    3ft
  • Friday

    Showers Likely

    NE 10kt
    3ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Showers

    S 14kt
    3-4ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    W 14kt
    4ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 13kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:33 pm EST Jan 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Jan 22, 2020-6pm EST Jan 28, 2020

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: AMZ200-221015- 924 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... Arctic high pressure will build across the area from the mid section of the U.S. tonight bringing strong northerly winds. Low pressure will develop just off the GA and FL coastline this evening before accelerating away from the U.S. mainland thru Wed. For Wed night thru Fri, high pressure will continue to build while seas remain rough due to lingering swells. $$

Overnight
NNE wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday
NNE wind 20 to 23 kt decreasing to 17 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNE wind 14 to 17 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday
NNE wind 11 to 13 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday Night
NE wind around 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Friday
NE wind around 10 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Seas around 3 ft.
Friday Night
SE wind 10 to 14 kt becoming SW after midnight. Showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday
W wind around 14 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind around 13 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: 33.79°N 78.15°W
Last Update: 11:33 pm EST Jan 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Jan 22, 2020-6pm EST Jan 28, 2020
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