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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will continue to bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Thursday. One system is affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California while the other affects New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across parts of New England on Thursday where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 241 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM

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  • SynopsisGENERALLY LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH MODERATE WIND SPEEDS OFF THE BIG SUR COAST. WIND SPEEDS WILL THEN INCREASE AND BECOME SOUTHERLY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT THAT WILL ALSO BRING CHANCES OF RAIN TO THE REGION. NORTHWEST SWELL WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH FRIDAY THEN INCREASE OVER THE WEEKEND.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri Night SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Sat SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft...shifting to the NW 10 to 13 ft. Chance of showers.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM
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