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Heavy rain forecast for Pacific Northwest this week

A cold front moving onshore along the Pacific Northwest and northern California coast will bring heavy rain to the region through the first part of the week. A second cold front expected to move onshore by late Tuesday, bringing additional rain and higher-elevation snow to the region.
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Last Update: 107 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisCOOL CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES OFF THE COAST LATER TODAY. LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE REGION ON TUESDAY...AND BECOMES CENTERED OFF THE NORTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST FOR MUCH OF THE MID TO LATE WEEK PERIOD.
  • This Afternoon S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
  • Tonight SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
  • Tue Night W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft...building to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Thu NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
  • Thu Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm
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