NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
3:47 PM Friday February 5
W2.small craft advisory in effect until 7 pm this evening, , gale watch in effect from sunday morning through sunday evening, tonight, northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet, except locally 6 feet near frying pan shoals early.W2 saturday, northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.W2 seas 2 to 4 feet.W2 saturday night, northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming north 20 to 25 knots after midnight.W2 gusts up to 35 knots.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet after midnight.W2 rain.W2 sunday, north winds 30 to 35 knots with gusts up to 45 knots.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet, building to 5 to 8 feet in the afternoon.W2 rain.W2 sunday night, northwest winds 25 to 30 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight.W2 gusts up to 45 knots.W2 seas 5 to 7 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet after midnight.W2 a slight chance of rain.W2 monday, west winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon.W2 monday night, west winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.W2 seas 5 to 7 feet.W2 a chance of showers.W2 tuesday, west winds 20 to 25 knots.W2 seas 5 to 7 feet.W2 wednesday, west winds 20 to 25 knots, becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet, subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.W2