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Relatively quiet weather pattern over much of the U.S.

A quieter weather pattern will continue to set up for most of the U.S. as arctic air continues to surge southward behind a cold front sweeping across the Southeast U.S. Expect temperatures to be 10 to 30 degrees below climate averages from the southern Plains to the Northeast on Friday.
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Last Update: 1217 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...



  • SynopsisARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS THE WATERS IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT AND PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE MAY DEVELOP JUST SOUTH OF THE CAROLINAS MONDAY.
  • Rest Of Tonight N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain with a chance of drizzle.
  • Fri N winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of rain and drizzle.
  • Fri Night N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat Night SW winds 10 kt or less. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sun SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds 10 kt...diminishing to 10 kt or less after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Mon NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Tue NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain through the day.



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