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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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Last Update: 237 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisA THERMAL TROUGH WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY INTO SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS. THESE WINDS WILL RESULT IN CHOPPY SEA CONDITIONS. WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE SATURDAY AS THE THERMAL TROUGH WEAKENS...LIGHT WINDS ARE THEN ANTICIPATED TO PREVAIL INTO THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK.
  • Today NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat Night NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Mon N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
  • Tue N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft.



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