Active pattern for the Pacific Northwest this week while a coastal low takes aim on the Northeast later this week
Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is forecast to bring 5 to 7 inches of rainfall, with localized heavier amounts, to the Pacific Northwest throughout the week. Across the higher mountain elevations, measurable snow is likely. The Northeast will also be the focus of showers and thunderstorms beginning mid-week as a coastal low meanders of the Mid-Atlantic coast.
48NM E Racine WI
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 2:02 am CDT Oct 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 3am CDT Oct 21, 2014-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2014
WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.
- SynopsisLOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES...EAST OF LAKE
HURON...WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST TO LAKE ONTARIO BY TUESDAY
MORNING. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES TRAILING THIS LOW WILL
SLOWLY STRENGTHEN TO 30.4 INCHES AS IT MOVES ACROSS ONTARIO AND
INTO QUEBEC BY TUESDAY NIGHT. A RIDGE AXIS AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES
WILL EXTEND SOUTHWEST FROM THIS HIGH ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES
TUESDAY THROUGH MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK.
- Overnight N wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers. Waves around 5 ft.
- Tuesday N wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Waves around 6 ft.
- Tuesday Night NNE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
- Wednesday E wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Wednesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Thursday SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Thursday Night S wind around 10 kt becoming WSW after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Friday WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
- Friday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 ft.
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