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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Wednesday, one affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California and the other New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across both areas, with 2-4 inches of rainfall, with isolated higher amounts, possible by Thursday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 356 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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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.


  • SynopsisA FRONT WILL SAG SLOWLY SOUTHWARD THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT...THEN REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY IN THE VICINITY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THIS BOUNDARY AND HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH INCREASES...EASTERLY WINDS WILL AS WELL.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF OCT 22, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

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

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Tonight East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Occasional showers with isolated thunderstorms.
  • Thursday East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Occasional showers with isolated thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots nearshore and northeast 20 to 25 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet offshore. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Occasional showers through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
  • Friday Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet offshore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Winds north northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers through the night.
  • Saturday Through Sunday Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Sunday Night And Monday East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east northeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. 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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