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Charleston, SC Local Forecast Office

7NM NNW Cape Romain Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSSE 9kt
    2ft
  • Tonight

    Clear

    SSE 6ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingESE 10kt
    < 1ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SE 8kt
    < 1ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    E 11kt
    1ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 9kt
    1-2ft
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    ENE 13kt
    1-2ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 9kt
    2-3ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    NE 13kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:58 am EDT May 3, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT May 3, 2015-6pm EDT May 9, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL SHIFT FURTHER OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PREVAIL THROUGH AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE BAHAMAS...AND COULD MEANDER OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST MID WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSE 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ESE 5 to 10 kt in the morning. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
SE wind 6 to 8 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
E wind 7 to 11 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
E wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday
ENE wind 10 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
NE wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
NE wind 11 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 33.07°N 79.32°W
Last Update: 3:58 am EDT May 3, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT May 3, 2015-6pm EDT May 9, 2015
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