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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: 237 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas out to 10 nm

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  • SynopsisMOIST UNSTABLE AIR BEHIND A PASSING COLD FRONT WILL LEAD TO SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT LIGHTER NW WINDS ARE FORECAST BY THE EVENING. ON SATURDAY STRONGER NW WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TO AROUND 10 FEET WILL DEVELOP CREATING SOME HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR THE START OF CRAB SEASON.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
  • Sat Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
  • Tue N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft...decreasing to 5 to 7 ft.
  • Wed SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas out to 10 nm
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