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Snow winding down in the Northeast; heavy rainfall in the Northwest

Happy Thanksgiving! Conditions will continue to improve throughout Thanksgiving Day across New England as the nor'easter moves away from the coast. Meanwhile, the Pacific Northwest will remain wet due to a series of Pacific storm systems. Flood Watches remain in effect for parts of Washington state through Friday.
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Last Update: 218 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisWEAK HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL PERSIST WITH LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES THE AREA. THESE SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY OR MONDAY AS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES CALIFORNIA.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Fri Night SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
  • Sat S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the morning...then chance of rain in the afternoon.
  • Sat Night SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
  • Sun SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely...then chance of rain.
  • Mon SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
  • Tue SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 7 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.



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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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