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Powerful nor'easter continues to affect areas across Northeast

The powerful nor'easter that brought moderate to heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions to the Northeast on Monday will continue to affect the region on Tuesday, with heavy snow and blizzard conditions expected from eastern Long Island to Maine as the system slowly moves to the northeast. Snow and strong winds will being tapering off from south to north Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
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Last Update: 230 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

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Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm

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  • SynopsisGENERALLY LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN OUT OF THE NORTHWEST THURSDAY AS A THERMAL TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST...MAINTAINING MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE THERMAL TROUGH IS ANTICIPATED TO SLIDE OFFSHORE THIS WEEKEND...RESULTING IN LIGHT WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS. A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY MORNING.
  • Today N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

    .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast.....

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.0 knots at 10:15 am this morning and 1.1 knots at 11:02 pm late this evening.




.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 10:15 AM THIS MORNING AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 11:02 PM LATE THIS EVENING.

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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm
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