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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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Last Update: 117 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND ASIDE FROM A WEAK COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS ON TUE AND WED.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOKS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE BLUE BAR ON THE LEFT.
  • This Afternoon E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Tonight SE winds around 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
  • Sat W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Sat Night N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary