NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
3:01 PM Tuesday January 24
W2.small craft advisory in effect through late tonight, , gale watch in effect from thursday morning through thursday evening, tonight, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots late.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet.W2 dominant period 7 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy late.W2 wednesday, west winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet.W2 dominant period 9 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon.W2 wednesday night, southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with a few gusts up to 35 knots after midnight.W2 seas 5 to 7 feet.W2 dominant period 5 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers rough.W2 thursday, southwest winds 25 to 35 knots.W2 seas 6 to 9 feet.W2 dominant period 7 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.W2 a chance of showers.W2 thursday night, west winds 20 to 25 knots, becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight.W2 seas 5 to 8 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet after midnight.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight.W2 friday, west winds 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.W2 friday night, west winds 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.W2 saturday, west winds 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.W2 sunday, west winds 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.W2