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Heavy rainfall, flooding possible across Southeast, severe weather possible for Florida

Abundant moisture feeding into a weather system will bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to parts of the southeastern U.S. Friday into Saturday. The heaviest amounts of rain are expected to fall over Georgia and the Florida Panhandle, where as much as 4 inches is forecast through Saturday morning. Severe thunderstorms are also possible on Friday across parts of Florida.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 224 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisAT 20Z...OR 1 PM PDT...THE EDGE OF A 1022 MB HIGH WAS 500 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION WHILE A 1006 MB THERMAL LOW WAS OVER SOUTHERN NEVADA. THE HIGH WILL PUSH CLOSER TO THE COAST ON SATURDAY BRINGING STRONGER NORTHWEST FLOW OFF THE CENTRAL COAST. A LARGE LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL MAY IMPACT MORRO BAY HARBOR ON SUNDAY. WIDESPREAD GALE FORCE WINDS AND LARGE SEAS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sat Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Sat Night W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sun Night W winds 5 to 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Mon Night W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 3 ft and S 3 ft.
  • Tue Through Wed W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands