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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1019 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas

Marine Zone Forecast

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  • SynopsisA MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW ACROSS AREA BAYS AND STRONG FLOW ACROSS THE GULF WATERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME EAST TO SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY AND WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS TEXAS WILL PRODUCE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.
  • Rest Of Tonight Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of light rain and drizzle.
  • Friday Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Friday Night East wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to around 5 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Southeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Tuesday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Tuesday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas