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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will continue to bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Thursday. One system is affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California while the other affects New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across parts of New England on Thursday where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 218 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island

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  • SynopsisAT 20Z...OR 1 PM PDT...A 1022 MB HIGH PRES WAS LOCATED 600 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION AND ANOTHER 1019 MB HIGH WAS LOCATED OVER ARIZONA. A WEAK TROUGH WAS LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST. ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...MODERATE NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...WEAK TO LOCALLY MODERATE W TO NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. A RELATIVELY LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  • Tonight W winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt...becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Thu Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Fri Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Sat Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sat Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt...becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island
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