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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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Last Update: 130 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD

Marine Zone Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT OVER OHIO WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND SLOW TRACK NORTH ALONG THE COAST INTO THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. GALES ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  • Overnight SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers.
  • Tue W winds 5 to 10 kt until late afternoon...becoming light. Waves 1 ft or less. Numerous showers.
  • Tue Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 5 ft... Subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD
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