Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians.
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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

3NM W Cape Fear Sea Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Chance Thunderstorms

    WSW 13kt
    3ft
  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSW 11kt
    2-3ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    WSW 12kt
    3ft
  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSW 12kt
    2-3ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSW 13kt
    3-4ft
  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SW 12kt
    3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 12kt
    3-4ft
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    W 6kt
    2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 6kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:57 pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ200-141315- 855 PM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... Weak low pressure, and front extending SW from it, will track NE along the NC Coast thru Fri. The low will finally push off the DELMARVA Coasts during this weekend. A greater coverage of tstorms is expected Fri thru Sat. Some drier air will infiltrate the area Sun into early next weekend, resulting in a decrease in coverage of tstorms. $$

Overnight
WSW wind around 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Friday
W wind 9 to 11 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
WSW wind 10 to 12 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday
WSW wind 9 to 12 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
SSW wind around 13 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday
SW wind 10 to 12 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind 9 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday
W wind around 6 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
SSW wind around 6 kt becoming WSW after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

*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: 8:57 pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
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