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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: 903 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

  • SynopsisAT 03Z...OR 8 PM PDT...A 1000 MB LOW WAS NEAR RENO...WITH A COLD FRONT EXTENDING S OF THE LOW THROUGH SW CA. THIS FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE SOUTHERN COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WEAK S FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED...AND MODERATE NW FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS TONIGHT.
  • Tonight W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Showers likely. Slight chance of tstms.
  • Sat NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds...building to 9 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of showers in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 13 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
  • Mon N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
  • Mon Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
  • Tue N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.



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