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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • 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 W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
  • Thu Night N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
  • Fri SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri Night S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
  • Sat S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft...increasing to 8 to 10 ft. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms...then chance of showers.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft...decreasing to 5 to 7 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

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

    in the deep water channel...combined seas 5 to 7 feet with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds.

    across the bar...combined seas 5 to 7 feet with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.2 knots at 03:24 pm wednesday and 1.3 knots at 03:56 am thursday.




.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST..... IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 03:24 PM WEDNESDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 03:56 AM THURSDAY.

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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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