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Coastal low to bring gusty winds and periods of heavy rain to New England while moderate to heavy rain is expected to linger in the Pacific Northwest and northern California

A coastal low will slowly intensify before moving out of the New England area. Increasingly heavy rainfall will impact the region through Friday. In addition, winds will increase and seas will become rough as the storm gradually intensifies just off the coast. Out west, a cold front approaching the Pacific Northwest will bring moderate to heavy rain to Washington, Oregon and northern California.
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Last Update: 232 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes out to 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS WILL PERSIST AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR THE COAST SOUTH OF POINT SUR. LARGE MODERATE PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY BEFORE DECREASING TONIGHT. WINDS WILL SHIFT MORE SOUTHERLY BY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Wed NE winds 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Wed Night S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
  • Thu S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Thu Night SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Fri S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. Chance of rain...then rain likely.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft. Chance of showers...then slight chance of showers.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes out to 10 nm
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