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Severe Thunderstorms Possible Texas Gulf Coast to Louisiana This Afternoon into Tonight

Primary threats in these areas are damaging wind gusts and a tornado or two. Elsewhere, freezing rain is possible across parts of the northeast. A storm system moving into the intermountain west will spread heavy rain across parts of northern California, Oregon and Washington. Heavy snow and high wind will impact the higher elevations of the Sierra, Cascades and northern Rocky Mountain States.
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Last Update: 334 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

  • SynopsisSTRONG HIGH PRESSURE IS EDGING OFFSHORE THROUGH TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES INTO THE GREAT LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT, DRAWING A STRONG WARM FRONT NORTH THROUGH OUR AREA. THE LOW WILL BE NEAR JAMES BAY MONDAY EVENING AS IT SENDS A COLD FRONT EASTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN SEABOARD. HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS LATER TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY AND MOVES EAST OF NEW ENGLAND ON THANKSGIVING.
  • Tonight SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
  • Sun SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
  • Sun Night S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late in the evening...decreasing to 1 nm or less.
  • Mon S winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt... Diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a chance of showers early in the morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Mon Night SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
  • Tue Night W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Wed N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon...then increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the evening... Becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm
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