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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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Last Update: 815 PM PST TUE NOV 25 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 03Z...OR 7 PM PST...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRES OVER THE ERN PAC AND GREAT BASIN WILL SHIFT E WED AND THU. A LOW PRES SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT OVER THE ERN PAC WILL APPROACH THE CA COAST ON FRI THROUGH SAT AND MOVE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SUN.
  • Tonight W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed NE winds 5 to 15 kt in the morning...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 12 seconds...building to 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Fri Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
  • Fri Night SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft. Chance of rain.



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