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East Coast winter storm forecast to impact Thanksgiving holiday travel

A storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday into early Thursday. Heavy snow is likely to begin in the central Appalachians early Wednesday morning, spreading northeast through the interior Mid-Atlantic into New England by Wednesday night. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for these areas.
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Last Update: 857 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

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Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. SWELL WILL SLOWLY DECAY THROUGH THIS TIME AS WELL. WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTH WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY AS A FRONT APPROACHES NW CALIFORNIA...WHILE POST FRONTAL SWELL BUILD INTO THE WATERS. &&
  • Tonight E winds 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds. Isolated showers.
  • Sun N winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun Night SE winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Mon SE winds 5 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Mon Night SE winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Tue E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 6 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 13 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm
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