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Rain, thunderstorms possible for parts of Texas and Gulf Coast; additional rain and mountain snow forecast out West

A developing storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms across parts of South Texas and the western Gulf Coast on Thursday. Some of the thunderstorms that develop late Thursday night into Friday have the potential to be severe. Meanwhile, additional rainfall and mountain snow is forecast for northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
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5NM NW Cape Romain Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Friday

Mostly Sunny

N 8kt
< 1ft

Friday
Night

Rain Likely

NE 10kt
< 1ft

Saturday

Rain

NNE 13kt
< 1ft

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain

NNE 12kt
< 1ft

Sunday

Slight Chc Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain

NE 11ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Monday

Chance Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

Monday
Night

Chance Rain

NNW 6ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:19 pm EST Dec 18, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10pm EST Dec 18, 2014-6pm EST Dec 25, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL INTO FRIDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED MUCH OF THE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT PERIOD AS SEVERAL DISTURBANCES AND EVENTUALLY A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AFFECT THE AREA.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday N wind 6 to 8 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night NE wind 7 to 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday NNE wind 11 to 13 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night NNE wind around 12 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday NE wind 12 to 15 kt. A slight chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night NE wind 8 to 11 kt decreasing to 5 to 8 kt after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night NNW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
*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.