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Unsettled weather expected across parts of New England, central Plains and West

Three separate weather systems will bring unsettled weather to various parts of the country on Wed. A coastal system is spreading snow & freezing rain into northern New England. In the central US, heavy snow is expected for parts of the central Plains & mid-Miss. Valley. Meanwhile, a system moving onshore along the Pacific Coast will bring rain and mountain snow to Calif. & the Intermountain West.
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Last Update: 215 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

  • SynopsisAT 21Z...OR 1 PM PST...MODERATE WINDS WILL AFFECT THE COASTAL WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY...BRINGING LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE WINDS INTO THE WEEKEND.
  • Tonight Western portion...NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere...SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Isolated showers.
  • Thu N winds 5 to 15 kt in the morning...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
  • Thu Night Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Fri Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Fri Night W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Sat Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat Night NW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.



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