NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
6:21 AM Sunday February 1
W2.gale watch in effect from late tonight through late monday night, today, southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots late.W2 seas 2 to 3 feet.W2 dominant period 8 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.W2 tonight, southwest winds 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 35 knots late.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet, building to 6 to 9 feet after midnight.W2 dominant period 6 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough after midnight.W2 showers, mainly after midnight.W2 monday, southwest winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts up to 40 knots.W2 seas 8 to 11 feet.W2 dominant period 9 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.W2 rain.W2 monday night, northwest winds 25 to 35 knots, becoming north 20 to 25 knots after midnight.W2 seas 6 to 9 feet.W2 dominant period 10 seconds.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough after midnight.W2 tuesday, north winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet, subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.W2 tuesday night, northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming south around 5 knots after midnight.W2 seas 2 to 3 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers flat.W2 wednesday, southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west 10 to 15 knots.W2 seas 2 to 3 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop.W2 thursday, north winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet, building to 6 to 9 feet.W2 adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to very rough.W2 a chance of rain.W2 winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.W2