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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

2NM WNW Georgetown Nearshore Wreck MR

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Showers

    WSW 15kt
    2ft
  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    NNW 17kt
    2ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NW 14kt
    2ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 11kt
    2ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNE 15ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Clear

    SW 10kt
    Waves Building3ft
  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 15kt
    4ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    N 13kt
    2-3ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NE 13ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:34 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL BUILD SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND...CROSSING OVERHEAD LATE SUNDAY. THE NEXT WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE TUESDAY.

Today
WSW wind 12 to 15 kt. Periods of showers, mainly after 2pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
NNW wind 12 to 17 kt. A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 11pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 10 to 14 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind around 11 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
NNE wind 12 to 15 kt decreasing to 8 to 11 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
SE wind 6 to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Clear. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Monday
WSW wind around 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday Night
WSW wind around 13 kt becoming N after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday
NE wind 10 to 13 kt becoming E 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 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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Point Forecast: 33.21°N 79.14°W
Last Update: 6:34 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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