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Rain Spreads Across the Eastern U.S. as Snow Moves Into the Great Lake States

Strong low pressure will move from the south to the Great Lake States Monday and Tuesday. A warm front will spread rain along the eastern seaboard while snow moves into the Great Lake States. Heavy snow is also expected across the northern Rocky Mountains and higher elevations of the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 336 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast




...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

  • SynopsisINTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY, PULLING A STRONG WARM FRONT NORTH THROUGH OUR REGION EARLY MONDAY. A COLD FRONT THEN SWEEPS OFF THE EAST COAST MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS FOR LATE TUESDAY. A COASTAL STORM FORMING OFF THE CAROLINA COAST WEDNESDAY MORNING MOVES EAST OF NEW ENGLAND BY THANKSGIVING. A COLD FRONT THEN PASSES THROUGH OUR AREA THURSDAY EVENING.
  • Tonight SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming S 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft late. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds. a chance of rain early this evening...then periods of rain late this evening and overnight. A slight chance of tstms after midnight.
  • 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 7 to 10 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers likely early in the morning...then a chance of showers late in the morning.
  • Mon Night SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt... Becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft...subsiding to 4 to 7 ft late. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft late. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
  • Tue Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Wed NE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Wed Night N winds 25 to 30 kt...becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft... Subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Rain...mainly in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.

    winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm
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