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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: 858 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and Westward 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...



  • SynopsisAT 15Z...OR 8 AM PDT...A 1022 MB HIGH WAS 600 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION WHILE A 1009 MB THERMAL LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS. THE HIGH WILL PUSH CLOSER TO THE COAST TODAY BRINGING STRONGER NORTHWEST FLOW OFF THE CENTRAL COAST. A LARGE LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL MAY IMPACT MORRO BAY HARBOR ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. WIDESPREAD GALE FORCE WINDS AND LARGE SEAS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
  • Today NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Tonight NW winds 20 to 30 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds...building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sun Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt... Becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 11 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Mon Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Tue NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Wed NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft. Patchy fog.



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Zone Area Forecast for Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and Westward 60 NM