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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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Last Update: 326 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Waters from San Mateo point to the Mexican Border Extending 30 to 60 nm out including San Clemente Island

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisWEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINDS WILL BE STRONGER TUESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST...INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. THE STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH A STEEP SHORT-PERIOD SWELL WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY IN THE OUTER WATERS.
  • Tonight Wind W 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Swell S 3 ft.
  • Sun Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sun Night Wind W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Mon Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 6 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Mon Night Wind NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Tue Wind NW 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell W 4 to 7 ft and S 3 ft.
  • Tue Night Wind NW 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Mixed swell W 6 to 8 ft and S 3 ft.
  • Wed Wind NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell W 5 to 8 ft.
  • Wed Night Wind NW 15 kt...becoming 10 kt after midnight. Gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Swell W 5 to 7 ft.
  • Thu Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 4 to 6 ft.
  • Thu Night Wind W 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 5 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Waters from San Mateo point to the Mexican Border Extending 30 to 60 nm out including San Clemente Island