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Active pattern for the Pacific Northwest this week while a coastal low takes aim on the Northeast later this week

Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is forecast to bring 5 to 7 inches of rainfall, with localized heavier amounts, to the Pacific Northwest throughout the week. Across the higher mountain elevations, measurable snow is likely. The Northeast will also be the focus of showers and thunderstorms beginning mid-week as a coastal low meanders of the Mid-Atlantic coast.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 628 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE W AND SW WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT SCHEDULED TO PASS ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT. GUSTY NW WINDS WILL FOLLOW IN WAKE OF THE FRONT EARLY ON WEDNESDAY. NW WINDS OF MODERATE STRENGTH WILL PERSIST WED AND THU AS DEEP LOW PRESSURE OFF NEW ENGLAND INTERACTS WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY. NW AND N WINDS WILL EASE FRI INTO SAT AS THE STRONG LOW PULLS AWAY TO THE NE.
  • Today W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms this morning.
  • Tonight W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Fri N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sat N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

    winds and seas higher in and near tstms.




WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm
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