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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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3NM WNW Georgetown Nearshore Wreck MR

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain

W 21ktWinds Decreasing
2ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Mostly Clear

WSW 11kt
2ft

Thanksgiving
Day

Sunny

WSW 15kt
2ft

Thursday
Night

Clear

NNW 15kt
2ft

Friday

Sunny

N 15ktWinds Decreasing
2ft

Friday
Night

Clear

N 7ktWinds Decreasing
2ft

Saturday

Sunny

Winds IncreasingSW 8kt
2ft

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

SW 10kt
2ft

Sunday

Sunny

W 10kt
2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:55 am EST Nov 26, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10am EST Nov 26, 2014-6pm EST Dec 2, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

  • SynopsisA LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEEPEN AS IT TRACKS NORTHEAST UP ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST THIS MORNING...LIFTING FURTHER OFF TO THE NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...SETTLING OVERHEAD THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  • Today W wind 18 to 21 kt decreasing to 14 to 17 kt in the afternoon. Rain, mainly before noon. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tonight WSW wind 8 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thanksgiving Day WSW wind around 15 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night NW wind 13 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Clear. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Friday N wind 12 to 15 kt decreasing to 9 to 12 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Friday Night N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Clear. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 8 kt in the morning. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night SW wind around 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sunday W wind around 10 kt. 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.