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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest

A series of storm systems will bring several rounds of rain to the Pacific Northwest and northern California over the next several days. Heavy rain, high winds and thunderstorms are expected, especially along the coast. Meanwhile, rain and gusty winds will taper off across New England as the coastal low that has been affecting that area moves offshore.
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Last Update: 952 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...



  • SynopsisA COASTAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK NORTHEAST TOWARD THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE MID ATLANTIC STATES FROM THE WEST TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN PUSH ACROSS THE REGION LATER SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION LATER SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
  • Today NW winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early in the morning. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
  • Sat W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
  • Tue S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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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