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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: 809 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Sal From 10 NM to 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...



  • SynopsisAT 00Z...OR 5 PM PDT...A 1022 MB HIGH WAS 500 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION WHILE A 1005 MB THERMAL LOW WAS OVER SOUTHERN NEVADA. THE HIGH WILL PUSH CLOSER TO THE COAST ON SATURDAY BRINGING STRONGER NORTHWEST FLOW OFF THE CENTRAL COAST. A LARGE LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL MAY IMPACT MORRO BAY HARBOR ON SUNDAY. WIDESPREAD GALE FORCE WINDS AND LARGE SEAS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the evening...diminishing to 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds...building to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sun Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 13 to 14 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Mon Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 ft.
  • Tue Through Wed NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Sal From 10 NM to 60 NM