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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will continue to bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Thursday. One system is affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California while the other affects New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across parts of New England on Thursday where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 806 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...



  • SynopsisAT 03Z...OR 8 PM PDT...A 1022 MB HIGH WAS LOCATED 600 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION AND ANOTHER 1019 MB HIGH WAS LOCATED OVER ARIZONA. A WEAK TROUGH WAS LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST. ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...MODERATE NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...WEAK TO LOCALLY MODERATE W TO NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Thu Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt... Becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Fri Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
  • Sat S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers.
  • Sat Night W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM
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