National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
10:45 AM Wednesday December 13.
.gale warning in effect through late tonight, rest of today, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, becoming west around 15 knots late. seas 4 to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop late. tonight, southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, becoming west 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 40 knots after midnight. seas 3 to 5 feet, building to 6 to 9 feet after midnight. dominant period 5 seconds. adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough after midnight. thursday, west winds 25 to 30 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. seas 5 to 8 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon. dominant period 7 seconds. adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. thursday night, northwest winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. seas 2 to 4 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. friday, southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. seas 2 to 4 feet. adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. a slight chance of showers. friday night, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. seas 4 to 6 feet. adjacent sounds and rivers rough. saturday, northwest winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming north 10 to 15 knots. seas 2 to 4 feet. adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. sunday, south winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots. seas 3 to 5 feet. adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. a chance of showers.