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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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Last Update: 946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT ALONG THE COAST WEAKENS. WINDS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE WEAKENING ON SUNDAY. AN UNSEASONABLY LARGE MODERATE PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MAKE ITS WAY TO THE COAST SUNDAY MORNING PERSISTING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to 14 ft at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sun Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 12 ft. Patchy fog. Chance of showers.
  • Tue NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft. Slight chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft. Slight chance of showers.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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