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Wet and stormy weather continues across Pacific Northwest

Most of the country will experience tranquil weather this weekend. The exception will be the Pacific Northwest and northern California where a series of storm systems will bring rain, strong winds and thunderstorms through Saturday.
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Last Update: 805 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...


  • SynopsisSTRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING AS A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND A COLD FRONT MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS AROUND 50 KT ARE EXPECTED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH THE FRONT. LARGE SHORT PERIOD SEAS WILL BUILD TONIGHT AND PEAK AROUND 17 TO 22 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY.
  • Tonight SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves S building to 11 ft at 9 seconds...and W 6 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
  • Sat S winds 25 to 35 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Waves SW 17 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of tstms.
  • Sat Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 15 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers.
  • Sun NW winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Sun Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Mon N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Tue S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W 8 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed S winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 11 seconds.



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