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Wet and stormy weather continues across Pacific Northwest

Most of the country will experience tranquil weather this weekend. The exception will be the Pacific Northwest and northern California where a series of storm systems will bring rain, strong winds and thunderstorms through Saturday.
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Last Update: 232 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisA 986 MB LOW CENTERED 300 MILES WEST OF CAPE MENDOCINO WILL LIFT NORTHEAST TODAY. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL SWITCH TO NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON AND DECREASE TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NORTHERN WATERS TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
  • Today SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning...then scattered showers in the afternoon.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft... Becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds. Scattered showers.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...increasing to 3 to 8 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun Night NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Tue N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft...shifting to the W 7 to 8 ft.
  • Wed N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 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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