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Coastal low to bring gusty winds and periods of heavy rain to New England while moderate to heavy rain is expected to linger in the Pacific Northwest and northern California

A coastal low will slowly intensify before moving out of the New England area. Increasingly heavy rainfall will impact the region through Friday. In addition, winds will increase and seas will become rough as the storm gradually intensifies just off the coast. Out west, a cold front approaching the Pacific Northwest will bring moderate to heavy rain to Washington, Oregon and northern California.
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Last Update: 836 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 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 LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...



  • SynopsisMODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS WILL PERSIST AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR THE COAST SOUTH OF POINT SUR. LARGE MODERATE PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY BEFORE DECREASING TONIGHT. WINDS WILL SHIFT MORE SOUTHERLY BY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. Slight chance of rain.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 11 ft...shifting to the NW 8 to 10 ft. slight chance of showers.
  • Sun N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 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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