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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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Last Update: 228 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisPOST FRONTAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS AS AN UPPER TROUGH ALOFT SHIFTS EAST. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE THAT STRONGER RAIN CELLS COULD DEVELOP INTO THUNDERSTORMS. NW WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE TONIGHT AND INTO SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BEHIND THE TROUGH. SEAS OF UP 10 TO 12 FEET WILL DEVELOP CREATING SOME HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR THE START OF CRAB SEASON. LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL ENTERING MONTEREY BAY WILL CREATE STRONG RIP CURRENTS FROM ASILOMAR TO MONTEREY STATE BEACHES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
  • Today NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning...then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. SW swell 3 ft.
  • Tue NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
  • Wed N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 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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