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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1014 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC FOR THE REST OF THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND MOVE THROUGH THE MARINE AREAS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.



    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS UP TO 7 FEET TODAY...4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JAN 30, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

    5 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH. 8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Rest Of Today East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Tonight East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
  • Sunday East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore and east southeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
  • Sunday Night South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Monday Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night And Tuesday North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Tuesday Night East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Wednesday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM
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