National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
3:43 PM Tuesday December 12.
.gale warning in effect through wednesday afternoon, tonight, northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 40 knots. seas 6 to 9 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. a slight chance of showers until early morning. wednesday, northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 40 knots, becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots in the afternoon. seas 6 to 9 feet, subsiding to 5 to 7 feet in the afternoon. dominant period 6 seconds. wednesday night, west winds 20 to 25 knots. seas 4 to 6 feet. dominant period 5 seconds. thursday, west winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. seas 5 to 8 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. thursday night, northwest winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. seas 4 to 6 feet, subsiding to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. friday, southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. seas 3 to 5 feet. friday night, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. seas 4 to 6 feet. saturday, northwest winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming west 10 to 15 knots. seas 3 to 5 feet. sunday, southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots. seas 2 to 4 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet. a chance of showers.