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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: 1033 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Cape Cod Bay

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisASIDE FROM A WEAK COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WATERS THROUGH MONDAY. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TUE...AS A LOW PRES AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT APPROACH FROM THE WEST. THIS COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS WED.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOKS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE BLUE BAR ON THE LEFT.
  • This Afternoon W winds around 10 kt...becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tonight N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Mon S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Mon Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Tue S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue Night S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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