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East Coast winter storm forecast to impact Thanksgiving holiday travel

A storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday into early Thursday. Heavy snow is likely to begin in the central Appalachians early Wednesday morning, spreading northeast through the interior Mid-Atlantic into New England by Wednesday night. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for these areas.
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Last Update: 218 PM PST MON NOV 24 2014

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Waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA from 10 to 60 nm

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  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. SWELL WILL SLOWLY DECAY THROUGH THIS TIME AS WELL. WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTH WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY AS A FRONT APPROACHES NW CALIFORNIA...WHILE POST FRONTAL SWELL BUILD INTO THE WATERS. &&
  • Tonight SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Tue SW winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Tue Night S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Wed S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves SW 4 ft at 6 seconds...and W 6 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Wed Night S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu S winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves S 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W 11 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Fri S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves S 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W 10 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sat S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and SW 8 ft at 12 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA from 10 to 60 nm
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